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Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Level of knowledge and contact with extension agencies of chilli growers in Abhanpur block of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Moorat Singh
Abstract:
The climate of the country is suitable for almost all spices. Thus it is known as the 'The home of spices'. There is no other country in the world that produces as many kinds of spices as India. The study was conducted in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh state during the year 2011-12. Out of 4 blocks of Raipur district, only Abhanpur block was selected purposively for the present study, because chilli is cultivated in maximum area in this block. Out of total chilli growers in each selected village, 30 per cent farmers from each village were selected randomly, thus the total 160 farmers were selected for the present study. It was found that out of the total respondents majority (61.88%) of them had medium level of knowledge regarding recommended chilli production technology. Whereas 25.62 per cent and 12.50 per cent of the respondents were having low and high level of knowledge respectively. The study showed medium level of knowledge regarding recommended chilli production technology i.e. preparation of nursery (83.13%), identification of respondents had low level of knowledge regarding selected practices of chilli production technology i.e. seed rate (46.25%), storage (41.88%) While 73.12% of the respondents having high level of knowledge of selected practices were i.e. time of transplanting and time of picking of chilli. The respondents (46.15%) had medium level of contact with extension agencies, followed by 32.60 per cent respondents had high level of contact with extension agencies and 21.25 per cent respondents had low level of contact with extension agencies.
Pages: 126-129  |  508 Views  82 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Moorat Singh. Level of knowledge and contact with extension agencies of chilli growers in Abhanpur block of Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(4S): 126-129.

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