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Backyard Nutritional Low Drip Kitchen Gardening in Narmada District, Gujarat


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1 Tribal Women Training Center, Navsari Agricultural University, Dediapada, Narmada (Gujarat), India
2 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dediapada, Narmada (Gujarat), India
     

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Introduction : It is well known fact that the tribal areas are very poor regarding resources availability including scarcity of water. In spite of that a farm women Smt. Sarmista Ben Sahdevbhaivasava 21-year-old lady is a successful backyard kitchen gardener from Timbapada village of Narmada district. She has education only upto class XII and did not have any prior knowledge of low drip irrigation Kitchen gardening. She has about 1.00- acreland. Earlier she was growing one or two vegetable crops of local variety in her backyard in traditional way which was not enough to survive her family. She was always finding of suitable options to enhance extra income. She always takes a chance to change her situation to increase the income and improve the health and nutritional status of her family. A team of scientists visitedat Timbapada and contact Smt.Sarmistaben. The village was adopted by TWTC, Dediapada. So, by adopting the new improved variety of various vegetables in initial stage, she obtained more profit as compared to traditional variety and she fulfills their nutritional requirement and got more production and more income and the actual profit.
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  • Backyard Nutritional Low Drip Kitchen Gardening in Narmada District, Gujarat

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V. K. Poshiya
Tribal Women Training Center, Navsari Agricultural University, Dediapada, Narmada (Gujarat), India
M. V. Tiwari
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dediapada, Narmada (Gujarat), India
H. R. Jadav
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dediapada, Narmada (Gujarat), India

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Introduction : It is well known fact that the tribal areas are very poor regarding resources availability including scarcity of water. In spite of that a farm women Smt. Sarmista Ben Sahdevbhaivasava 21-year-old lady is a successful backyard kitchen gardener from Timbapada village of Narmada district. She has education only upto class XII and did not have any prior knowledge of low drip irrigation Kitchen gardening. She has about 1.00- acreland. Earlier she was growing one or two vegetable crops of local variety in her backyard in traditional way which was not enough to survive her family. She was always finding of suitable options to enhance extra income. She always takes a chance to change her situation to increase the income and improve the health and nutritional status of her family. A team of scientists visitedat Timbapada and contact Smt.Sarmistaben. The village was adopted by TWTC, Dediapada. So, by adopting the new improved variety of various vegetables in initial stage, she obtained more profit as compared to traditional variety and she fulfills their nutritional requirement and got more production and more income and the actual profit.