Understanding and exploration of adoption behaviour of bee-keeping practices
Sradha Kumari, Dr. Satya Prakash, Shipra Kumari, Shaloo Pal and Savita Kumari
Bee–keeping practices play a vital role and adoption of beekeeping as a business has increased significantly in recent years, owing to greater people awareness of the benefits of beekeeping. Although a vast number of people pursue the occupation as a primary or secondary career, the majority of them started without a formal education. They are unable to maximise their earnings from this occupation due to a lack of or insufficient knowledge about beekeeping. To begin any endeavour, it is critical to have a thorough understanding of all aspects. In this way, training is a major catalytic force for increasing human productivity in all areas of growth. Bihar is India's fourth-largest honey-producing state, accounting for roughly 9% of total honey production. The state has a favourable temperature for beekeeping, as well as a great quantity of flowering plants and trees. Bihar's largest honey-producing districts are Vaishali, Muzaffarpur, and Samastipur. The district of Samastipur was selected on purpose. The district was selected on purpose because it is close to the Apicultural Research and Training Centre (ARTC), RPCAU, Pusa, the study was conducted in Pusa, Kalyanpur and Waarisnagar Block selected purposively. The 60 experimental group and 50 control group beekeepers were selected randomly. Thus, a total 120 respondents were interviewed for this study. The experimental group beekeepers had a mean score of 37.38, while the control group beekeepers had a score of 14.60. The t-value of 16.519 is highly significant. This table clearly shows that experimental group beekeepers had much higher levels of adoption than Control group beekeepers.
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Sradha Kumari, Dr. Satya Prakash, Shipra Kumari, Shaloo Pal and Savita Kumari. Understanding and exploration of adoption behaviour of bee-keeping practices. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(12S): 553-556.