Author: M. SEHGAL, B.K. DWIVEDI AND D.S. SRIVASTAVA
Volume: 29 Issue: 2
Integrated Nematode Management (INM) is a bio intensive scientific approach of managing key nematodes of a particular field crop so as to gain maximum economic yield without destroying the environment health of community. Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is grown in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate regions for its nutritive seeds with high protein content. Kabuli type of chickpea is grown in temperate regions while the Desi type of chickpea is grown in the semi-arid tropics (Muehlbauer& Singh, 1987; Malhotraet al., 1987). Chickpea yield 21% starch suitable for textile sizing, giving a light finish to silk, wool, and cotton clothes (Duke, 1981). Chickpea is grown in India for domestic use and to fetch certain amount of rupee by the farmers.