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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 3 (2020)
Adoption of improved cultivation practices of Bt. cotton by the farmers in distress prone area of Vidarbha
Author(s): Vijay Shinde, YB Shambharkar, VS Tekale and Rewendra Sahu
Abstract: Study entitled “Involvement of Farmers in Feedback Management with Reference to Bt cotton” was undertaken in Umarkhed Panchayat samiti in Yavatmal district of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state. Ex-post facto research design was used for the same. The farmers growing Bt cotton since last three years consecutively were identified and from each selected village 12 Bt cotton growers as respondents were selected randomly to constitute sample size of 120 respondents. The data from Bt cotton growers were collected by personal interview method. Relatively higher proportion of Bt cotton growers (58.34%) were in medium adoption level followed by more than one fifth of them (23.33%) were in low level of adoption of recommended package of practices whereas, 18.33 per cent Bt cotton growers who were in high level of adoption of recommended package of practices by Bt cotton growers.
How to cite this article:
Vijay Shinde, YB Shambharkar, VS Tekale and Rewendra Sahu. Adoption of improved cultivation practices of Bt. cotton by the farmers in distress prone area of Vidarbha. 2020; 9(3S): 18-22.