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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Extent of knowledge level of groundnut growers on recommended groundnut cultivation technologies in Salem district

Author(s):

Dr. T Sujaivelu and M Saravanan

Abstract:
Groundnut is called as the king of oil seeds. It plays an important role in oil seed economy of India. Groundnut oil is mainly used as cooking oil and also used for manufacturing soaps, cosmetics, shaving creams and lubricants. Groundnut is cultivated both as rainfed and irrigated crop. Increased productivity greatly depends on available technologies and extent of adoption by farmers. Keeping these in view, the objective of the study to analyse the knowledge level of groundnut growers. The present study was conducted in Tharamangalam block of Salem district. Proportionate random sampling technique was used to select 120 groundnut from cultivating farmers selected six villages namely Karukkalvadi, Konagapadi, Desavilakku, Pappampatti, Elavampatti and Selavadai. Fourteen independent variables were selected for studying the profile of respondents. Thirty one knowledge items were selected for studying the knowledge level of respondents. The results of the respondents, had medium level of knowledge on recommended groundnut technologies.

Pages: 352-355  |  1079 Views  267 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dr. T Sujaivelu and M Saravanan. Extent of knowledge level of groundnut growers on recommended groundnut cultivation technologies in Salem district. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):352-355.

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