Problems and Prospectus of Gherkin Cultivation through Contract Farming in Tamil Nadu

R.Velusamy R.Velusamy
2018 International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research  
The study was conducted to identify the type of linkage and problems of gherkin cultivation in contract farming. The results indicated that sent per cent of gherkin growers expressed that the seed materials and cultivation details were supplied by the company, 85.00 per cent of them were selling their gherkins to the contract company. Cent per cent of gherkin farmers had adopted the spacing, 58.33 per cent of them were partially adopted the seed rate and 65.00 per cent of them were adopted the
more » ... m were adopted the other intercultural operations like staking of gherkin crops. Half of the gherkin farmers (55.00 per cent) were adopted the harvesting schedule as per the recommendations. None of the gherkin farmers were adopted the grading of gherkins after harvest.
doi:10.24247/ijasrfeb20185 fatcat:fbdu6fqxvrethglfu7wtfmtnc4