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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Relationship between profile of pomegranate cultivators and technological gap in adoption of improved pomegranate cultivation practices

Author(s):
RR Jadhav, Dr. SG Puri and MO Rajput
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Aurangabad district with a view to know the technological gap in adoption of improved pomegranate cultivation practices. The study was conducted during the year 2021-22 in Marathwada region which has considerable area under pomegranate cultivation. In Marathwada region, one district namely Aurangabad was selected purposively as in this district considerable area under pomegranate cultivation. From the district, four talukas were selected purposively where pomegranate is extensively cultivated. Among four talukas of Aurangabad district, Three villages from each tahsil were selected, a total number of 12 villages were selected from the four tahsil. The data from the pomegranate cultivators were collected through personal interview schedule. An Ex-post-facto research design was followed for the study. The collected data was analyzed, classified and tabulated. Statistical tool coefficient of correlation ‘r’ was worked out to find out the relationship between the independent and dependent variables under study.
Regarding the relationship of selected characteristics of pomegranate cultivators with technological gap in pomegranate cultivation practices, it was found that the farming experience in pomegranate cultivation had positive and significant relationship with technological gap. Education, social participation, extension contact, risk orientation, scientific orientation, mass media exposure and economic motivation had negative and significant relationship with technological gap. Land holding, orchard size, and knowledge had negative and highly significant relationship with technological gap. While annual income shows negative non-significant relationship with technological gap in pomegranate cultivators.
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How to cite this article:
RR Jadhav, Dr. SG Puri, MO Rajput. Relationship between profile of pomegranate cultivators and technological gap in adoption of improved pomegranate cultivation practices. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):1061-1063.

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