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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 6, Issue 7, Part G (2020)

Socio-economic conditions and adoption of Bhoochetana technology: an empirical study of Ragi production in Tumakuru district of Karnataka

Socio-economic conditions and adoption of Bhoochetana technology: an empirical study of Ragi production in Tumakuru district of Karnataka

Author(s)
Kiran YR
Abstract
Bhoochetana technology was introduced in 2009 for the purpose of increasing crop productivity. The scheme involves soil testing at agricultural farms and identifies the soil deficiencies in micro nutrients and prepare GIS soil mapping. Based on the soil test results of farm lands soil health cards were issued to the farmers. Farmers were guided to use improved variety of seeds. Adoption of new technology by the farmers was not up to the expected level. In this backdrop, this study is an attempt to ascertain the factors influencing the adoption of BCT based on the primary data collected from 180 respondents. Influence of Socio economic variables like Age, Farm size, Education, Caste category and Extension exposure activities on adoption of BCT was studied by using percentages and chi-square analysis. It was found that farm size, education level of the respondents and extension exposure activities of the farmers were found to have significant influence on the adoption of BCT.
Pages: 512-515  |  579 Views  67 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Kiran YR. Socio-economic conditions and adoption of Bhoochetana technology: an empirical study of Ragi production in Tumakuru district of Karnataka. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(7):512-515.
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