Knowledge and Adoption levels of Respondents about Transplanting Method of Pigeon Pea Cultivation Practices in Kalaburagi District of Karnataka

Ashok Kumar Melkeri
Journal article Economic Affairs • June 2018

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Abstract

The study was conducted to know the knowledge and Adoption level of transplanting method of pigeon pea cultivation practices in Kalaburagi district of North Eastern Karnataka, during the year 2014-15. The total sample of 120 was derived from three each taluks of a district using random sampling method. The study revealed that the maximum (47.50%) respondents had medium level of overall knowledge about transplanting method of pigeon pea cultivation. Whereas nursery management practices majority (100.00%) of the respondents had high level of knowledge regarding BSMR-736 Variety. With respect to main field management practices, majority of the farmers had high level knowledge regarding transplanting time June (81.67%). The overall adoption level of respondents about transplanting method of pigeon pea cultivation had medium level of adoption (45.00%). Whereas nursery management practices majority (70.83%) of the respondents had fully adopted BSMR-736 Variety. With respect to main field management practices, majority of the farmers had fully adopted five tonne/acre FYM application (61.66%).

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