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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Adoption of improved dryland practices of greengram cultivation among the farmers in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh

Author(s):
K Balaji Naik, Y Balachandra, Dr. N Sambasiva Rao, C Manjulatha and Dr. D Sampath Kumar
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh state. KVK operational area in Anantapur District was purposively selected for study. 20 consisting of marginal, small and big farmers under green gram. Thus, a total of 60 respondents were selected as sample for this study. The respondents were interviewed with the help of well-structured interview schedule. Majority of the green gram were from medium farming experience, middle school level of education, small land holding, joint family type and medium extension contact, social participation, annual income, economic motivation, risk orientation, sources of information, market orientation with medium knowledge level of recommended package of practices of green gram. This paper discusses how the farmers adopt improved agricultural practices, what factors influence them to adopt improved agricultural practices, what are the obstructing causes preventing adoption of improved agricultural practices. This paper also suggests ways to overcome the problems in adoption of improved agricultural practices.
Pages: 370-374  |  312 Views  79 Downloads
How to cite this article:
K Balaji Naik, Y Balachandra, Dr. N Sambasiva Rao, C Manjulatha and Dr. D Sampath Kumar. Adoption of improved dryland practices of greengram cultivation among the farmers in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 370-374.

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