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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

A study on adoption of recommended practices in soybean cultivation among the farmers of Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Asha Sinha and Dr. OP Parganiha
Abstract:
The adoption process is actually one type of decision making in which a farmer decide to full use of an innovation as the best course of action available. Large scale adoption of innovation is essential feature of agricultural development. Hence, the present study was conducted to determine the extent of adoption of recommended practices in soybean cultivation among the farmers of Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh during the year 2021-22. A total of 150 soybean growers from 10 villages of two blocks of Rajnandgaon district were considered as respondents. Pre-tested interview schedule in Hindi was used for collection of data and collected data were analyzed using appropriate statistical tools. The findings of the study reveals that maximum numbers of the soybean growers (54.66%) were used Line sowing method for soybean cultivation. Based on multiple responses, majority of the soybean growers (86.67%) were grown JS-9560 as improved variety for soybean cultivation. Majority of the soybean growers had average adoption regarding sowing method (48.67%), Seed rate (45.33%), Irrigation management (44.00%), Storage management (40.67%), Land preparation (40.00%), Selection of improved varieties (34.00%) and Manure and fertilizer management (33.33%). Out of total soybean growers majority (58.00%) of them had medium extent of adoption of recommended practices in soybean cultivation with 48.23 percent of overall adoption index. This study aims to derive recommendations for policy makers and adoption researchers that timely technological information should be disseminated in order to increase the level of adoption of recommended practices in soybean cultivation among the farmers.
Pages: 201-204  |  91 Views  41 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Asha Sinha and Dr. OP Parganiha. A study on adoption of recommended practices in soybean cultivation among the farmers of Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 201-204.
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