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Saju George

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Agricultural Extension
Phd in Agricultural Extension

He has been working in the field of Horticultural extension for last 13 years. He worked for 5 years in CHES, Bhubaneswar. From 2006 onwards he is working in IIHR Bangalore. He is working on demonstration of IIHR technologies in farmers field and collecting the feedback on technologies from the farmers field. He has implemented a project for popularisation of IPM technologies in farmers field in Kolar and Chikkaballapur districts. He is also involved in organising training programmes for horticultural officials, farmers etc. He has represented IIHR in many of the exhibitions.

1. George, S; Singh H.S, Mandal, S and Naik G. (2003). Pest and disease problems of vegetable growers in the super cyclone affected areas of Coastal Orissa. Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research. 21(1).67-70. 2. George, S; Singh, H.S and Naik, G (2003). Brinjal Shoot and Fruit Borer (Leucinodes orbonalis) status in coastal districts of Orissa. Resources management in Plant Protection-Vol. II (Eds- Babu,S.B; Varaprasad, K.S; Anitha, K; Rao,R.D.V.J.P; Chakrabarthy, S.K and Chandurkar, P.S. Published by Plant Protection Association of India, NPPTI campus, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-30. 3. George, S; Singh, H.S and Naik, G (2003). Farmers practices and constraints in management of Leucinodes orbonalis Guene in Coastal Orissa. Pest management in Horticultural Ecosystems. Vol.9,No.2, pp 141-144. 4. Singh, H.S., Verghese, A., Stonehouse, J.M., Mumford, J.D., George, S., Naik, G., and Pandey, V. (2008). Developing bait and lure-based integrated pest management module for mango fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) management in Orissa. The Indian Journal. of Agricultural Sciences, 78 (6): 483-572 5. George, S., Hegde, M.R. and Balakrishna,B (2009). Evaluation of Model Training course on IPM in Horticultural crops. Agricultural Extension Review, Vol XXI (1): 22-25 6. George, S., Hegde, M.R. and Balakrishna,B (2009). Dissemination of technologies through Techno agents in horticulture. J. of communication studies, Vol. XXVIII (3): 19-23. 7. Hegde, M.R., George, S. and Jagadish, K.N. (2010). Group Approach: A novel way of transfer of technology in horticultural crops. J. of communication studies, Vol XXVIII-1: 24-28. 8. George, S., Hegde, M.R., Jagadish, K.N, and Srinivasappa, K.N (2009). Success story of an innovative vegetable woman farmer. Agricultural Extension Review, Vol XXI (4): 17-19 9. George, S. and Hegde, M.R. (2010). Impact of farmer field school in popularization of IPM practices in tomato cultivation. Agricultural Science Digest. 31 (2): 116-120 10. George, S. and Hegde, M.R. (2012). The role of socio-economic, psychological and communication characteristics of the vegetable growers on the adoption of IPM practices in Karnataka. Journal of Communication Studies.. 31 : 64-69.

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