International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Constraints faced by tribal women adoption of Vermi compost technology
VK Poshiya, MV Tiwari and PD Verma
The present study reports strategies to overcome constraints vermi compost technology and it was conducted in Narmada district of during the year 2014-2017 with 102 tribal beneficiary and non-beneficiary farmers were developed by prior identification of constraints and suggestions from vermi compost technology. Majority of Beneficiary vermicompost demonstration technology indicated that mortality of earthworm due to high temperature (90.20 per cent) was as major constraint by the respondents ranked first followed by inadequate supply of water/organic wastes material (84.32 per cent), lack of availability of earth worm (74.46 per cent), Difficulties in separation of earthworm from vermicompost (72.54 per cent), Attack of birds/predators/insects especially of poultry, ants (70.59 per cent) Mortality of earthworm during transfer (71.00 per cent), Over burdening in house and farm activities (67.65 per cent), Problem of cracking plastic bed as compare to pakka bed (66.69 per cent), Not earning higher price of varmi compost due to higher production (63.72 per cent), respectively.