Knowledge level of sesame cultivators of Sihora block of Jabalpur district
Chandrika Sharma and NS Khedkar
The current study was undertaken in Sihora block of Jabalpur district with minimum sesame productivity among other blocks with the aim to know the knowledge level of sesame cultivation and their association with technological gap in recommended sesame cultivation practices. Through applying ex-post-facto research design and three stage multi sampling 100 sesame cultivators were interviewed. Collected data was scored, classified, analysed and presented in the form of frequency count and percentage and chi-square test was applied to know the association. The findings discovered that out of total sesame cultivators, 53% had medium knowledge level, followed by 38% having high knowledge level and only 09% were found in the low knowledge level of sesame cultivation. Also the association between knowledge level of sesame cultivators and technological gap in recommended sesame cultivation practices found to be significant. Hence, it can be concluded that there was significant association between knowledge level of cultivators and technological gap in sesame cultivation. Since a few studies has been undertaken on sesame in the past, the current study was done particularly to bring the attention towards this oilseed queen to increase the knowledge and adoption of improved sesame cultivation practices and ultimately increase the sesame productivity in the state.
How to cite this article:
Chandrika Sharma and NS Khedkar. Knowledge level of sesame cultivators of Sihora block of Jabalpur district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(4S): 123-125.