Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)
Extent of knowledge towards recommended tuber crops production technology among the tribal farmers of Bastar District
Lemesh Kumar Pandey, RS Sengar, MK Chaturvedi and Bisane Manish Digambar
Present study was conducted during the year 2015-16 in Bastar district of the Chhattisgarh state. Chhattisgarh state has 27 districts out of which Bastar district was selected for the study. Bastar district have 7 blocks out of which two blocks namely Bastar and Bakawand block was selected for the study. Tuber crops are growing in the limited area and wider gap between the current production and potential productivity. To find out the Extent of adoption of recommended tuber crops production technology the study entitled “Extent of knowledge towards recommended tuber crops production technology among the tribal famers of bastar district” was undertaken. The data were collected through pre-tested structured interview schedule and appropriate statistical tools were employed for analysis of data. Investigation was made relating to adoption of tuber crops production technology. Present study results indicated that the maximum number of the yam respondents had a high level of knowledge regarding selection of land (50.00 per cent) followed by field preparation (57.15 per cent). In case of Cassava maximum number of respondents (61.11 per cent) had a high level of knowledge about the selection of land the storage related, etc. Correlation analysis result indicated that landholding, source of communication, innovativeness, and attitude were positive and significantly correlated with the knowledge level of recommended tuber crop production technology at 0.01 and 0.05 level of probability.
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Lemesh Kumar Pandey, RS Sengar, MK Chaturvedi and Bisane Manish Digambar. Extent of knowledge towards recommended tuber crops production technology among the tribal farmers of Bastar District. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):236-240.