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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Knowledge of minor millets among growers and non- growers of minor millets

Author(s):
Mallavva Patil and Surekha Sankangoudar
Abstract:
The research study was conducted in Dharwad taluk of Dharwad district of Karnataka state during 2018 to know the knowledge of minor millets among growers and non-growers. Two villages of millet growing area i.e. Garag and Yadwad and two villages of non-millet growing area i.e. Nigadi and Kavalageri were selected with help of RSK. Little millet (savi) and foxtail millet (navane) generally grown in this areas. Sixty millet growers, 60 non millet growers from same village and 60 non millet growers from different village was randomly selected as sample. Thus sample constituted was total 180 respondents were selected for the study. The data was collected from the respondents through pre-tested self-structured schedule. Co-relation research design was used in the present study. The collected data was tabulated and analysed by using suitable statistical tools. The result revealed that, knowledge about minor millets among respondents analysed. Three fourth (75.00%) of the growers had medium knowledge and only one fourth (25.00%) of the growers had high knowledge however there was none in low knowledge category. A similar trend was seen in the non-growers in the same villages. In non-growing area about 48.00 percent of the non-growers had medium knowledge and only 11.67 percent of the non-growers having high knowledge and 44 per cent of the non-growers had low knowledge. About the government related program to millets very few of the respondents were aware of such programs.
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The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Mallavva Patil, Surekha Sankangoudar. Knowledge of minor millets among growers and non- growers of minor millets. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):187-190.

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