PEOPLE’S PERCEPTION TOWARDS USE OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZER IN SUDUR PASCHIM PROVINCE
Journal: i TECH MAG (News & Opinions)
Author: Prachi Bista, Sagar Bist
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A survey was conducted to know the perception of people towards the use of chemical fertilizer in Sudur Paschim Province. In this survey 50 respondents representing 9 districts of Sudur Paschim Province were randomly selected. The survey was conduct among the peoples more than a Kattha area of land, where it was found that, every year people spend huge amount of money on buying chemical fertilizers mostly urea followed by di-ammonium phosphate. This survey also reports that 92% out of total respondent prefer broadcasting or top dressing followed by side dressing (5.9%) and 2.1% foliar application. Due to lesser interaction with agriculture technician and agriculture knowledge center, lack of knowledge about soil testing, more than half of the total population were not getting benefit or able to increase the production as expected through the use of chemical fertilizer. Hence, the people of Sudur Paschim Province were not satisfied with chemical fertilizer.