Vol. 6, Special Issue 1 (2017)
Adoption of Integrated Pest Management Practices in Black gram in Block Shahpura District Jabalpur (M.P.)
Author(s): Sunil Patidar, SK Agrawal, MS Baghel and PS Parmar
Abstract: The study was conducted in Shahpura block of Jabalpur district to assess the adoption level of black gram growers with respect to integrated pest management practices. 120 black gram growers were selected and information collected from questionnaire, the study revealed that higher percentage (48.33%) black gram growers had medium adoption level of IPM practices followed by (41.67%) had low medium and only (10.00%) had high adoption level of integrated pest management practices. Further, it also revealed that, association between socio-psychological characteristics of black gram growers, the variable education, annual income, land holding, area under black gram, farm power, economic motivation, scientific orientation, attitude towards IPM, knowledge level of IPM practices, mass-media exposure and extension contact were found to be significant with adoption of Integrated pest management practices, whereas age, family size, and social participation of black gram growers had showed non-significant association with adoption of Integrated Pest Management practices by black gram growers.
How to cite this article:
Sunil Patidar, SK Agrawal, MS Baghel and PS Parmar. Adoption of Integrated Pest Management Practices in Black gram in Block Shahpura District Jabalpur (M.P.). 2017; 6(6S): 375-377.