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Vol. 10, Special Issue 5 (2021)

Adoption of integrated nutrient management practices by paddy growers in tribal district of Maharashtra state

Author(s):
Shubham Chandangiriwar, YB Shambharkar, SN Gajghate, RT Katole and Rewendra Kumar Sahu
Abstract:
Study entitled “Adoption of Integrated Nutrient Management Practices by paddy Growers” was undertaken in Gadchiroli district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state during year 2019-20. Ex-post facto research design was used for the same. The farmers growing Paddy since last three years consecutively were identified and from each selected village 12 Paddy growers as respondents were selected randomly to constitute sample size of 120 respondents. The data from Paddy growers were collected by personal interview method.
Findings of the study revealed that in case knowledge of paddy growers about integrated nutrient management practices majority of paddy growers (60.83%), were in medium level of knowledge whereas one fourth (25.00%) of the paddy growers possessed low level of knowledge with regards to recommended integrated nutrient management practices. Only 14.17 per cent paddy growers possessed high level of knowledge.
In case overall adoption level of integrated nutrient management practices maximum number of paddy growers (47.50%) were in low adoption level whereas 45.00 per cent paddy growers were in medium level of adoption of integrated nutrient management practices. Only 07.50 per cent paddy growers were in high level of adoption of integrated nutrient management practices.
Pages: 688-692  |  397 Views  107 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shubham Chandangiriwar, YB Shambharkar, SN Gajghate, RT Katole and Rewendra Kumar Sahu. Adoption of integrated nutrient management practices by paddy growers in tribal district of Maharashtra state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(5S): 688-692.

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