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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Development of scale to measure the knowledge of rural and urban high school students about agriculture

Author(s):

RA Kale and SB Bhange

Abstract:
For studying the knowledge of rural and urban high school students about agriculture, it was decided to develop scale as a device to measure the knowledge of rural and urban high school students about agriculture about seven different areas like social information, public policy in agriculture, environment and natural resources, plant science, animal science, processing of agricultural Products and marketing. The criteria were collected after reviewing the related literature and thorough discussion with the experts in the fields of agricultural extension, Economics, Plant science, Animal science, Post harvest technology, Agronomy, Horticulture and Soil science. Appropriate statistical methods. ‘scale product method’ was used, A battery of 81 items was drafted for judgment; a panel of 100 judges was requested to assign the score for each statement in three point continuum viz., 'most relevant', 'relevant' and 'not relevant' with scores of 2, 1 and 0, respectively, based on the scale (median) 30 statements were finally selected to constitute scale to measure the knowledge of rural and urban high school students about agriculture The statements were edited based on 14 criteria suggested by Edward (1969) [1].

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How to cite this article:
RA Kale and SB Bhange. Development of scale to measure the knowledge of rural and urban high school students about agriculture. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):2011-2013.

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