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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

To assess the extent of adoption of BT cotton production practices in Shahapur Taluk of Yadgir district (Karnataka)

Author(s):

Mahesh Mahendrakar, Dr. Ms Jahanara and Dr. Syed H Mazhar

Abstract:
A sample survey study was on Adoption behavior of Bt cotton (Bacillus thuringiensis) growers in Shahapur taluk of Yadgir district (Karnataka) covering 1 taluk of 10 respondents purposively selected villages with 120 randomly selected sample growers in order to evaluate Adoption behavior of Bt cotton growers and the related correlates sufficient previous researchers were reviewed to select the critical variables for developing the theoretical concept and deriving the hypothesis. The data were collected to observation, informal discussion and formal interview techniques with the help of predesigned tested instrument for recording the relevant information. The data thus, collected were processed, analyzed, interpreted in the light of objectives set forth with the application of suitable statistical test. It was found that majority (61.67%) of respondents belonged to medium adoption category, followed by 31.67 and 15.83 per cent of the respondents belonged to high and low adoption categories, respectively. The mean adoption score of the respondents was 24.63.

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How to cite this article:
Mahesh Mahendrakar, Dr. Ms Jahanara and Dr. Syed H Mazhar. To assess the extent of adoption of BT cotton production practices in Shahapur Taluk of Yadgir district (Karnataka). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):1848-1850.

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