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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Knowledge of farm input dealers about selected major crops grown in the South Konkan

Author(s):
SK Mayekar, PA Sawant, VP Gavali, SS Aher and SS Pol
Abstract:
This paper examined the Knowledge level of farm input dealers about selected major crops grown in the South Konkan. The study was conducted at Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg district in South Konkan region of Maharashtra. The sample was constituted 120 farm input dealers drawn from three tahsils each from Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts. The respondents were interviewed with the help of a specially designed schedule. The ex-post facto research design was used for the present study. In study area 48.33 per cent of the farm input dealers had ‘medium’ knowledge level. Knowledge is supposed to be a prerequisite for action. The degree of knowledge of an individual about any phenomenon decides the magnitude of his action. Majority of farm input dealers under the study had adequate knowledge about improved farm technologies and inputs requirement for different technologies. Input dealers might have provided adequate information to the farmer customers regarding inputs required for different improved technologies.Findings of the study led to conclude that Nearly 50.00 per cent of the farm input dealers had medium level of knowledge about the crops grown in their area and there cultivation practices.
Pages: 617-618  |  255 Views  53 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SK Mayekar, PA Sawant, VP Gavali, SS Aher and SS Pol. Knowledge of farm input dealers about selected major crops grown in the South Konkan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 617-618.

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