Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 3 (2020)
Extent of adoption of recommended package of practices in davanam by contract farming farmers
KS Shashank Yadav, K Shivaramu and MA Murthy
The research study was conducted during 2019-20 in Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka, India. In total 80 Davanam farmers under contract farming constituted the sample size of the study. The data were collected by employing personal interview method using pre-tested interview schedule. Ex-post-facto research design was employed for the research study. Mean, Standard Deviation, Frequency, Percentage Grouping, t-test Correlation Coefficient and Regression statistical tools were used for analyzing the data. Majority of the Davanam contract farming farmers were educated, small farmers, having small family and had medium extension contact. The contract farming had positive and significant impact on the social variables- organizational participation and extension contact and economic -variables annual income, savings and material possession. Cent per cent of farmers fully adopted seed bed preparation, recommended seed rate, sowing of sprouted seeds and harvesting. Further, majority of Davanam contract farming farmers fully adopted land preparation, irrigation, inter cultivation and weeding, on other hand application of recommended quantity of FYM fertilizers, spraying with Gibberlic acid and plant protection measures were partially adopted by Davanam farmers. Variables such as extension participation, achievement motivation, organizational participation, management orientation and level of aspiration are highly significant with adoption at one per cent level. The independent variables such as family size, family type, mass media exposure, achievement motivation, economic motivation, level of aspiration and management orientation have significantly contributed to the adoption of recommended package of practices by the Davanam contract farming farmers and The R² specified that all the 14 independent variables have contributed to the tune of 0.8650 per cent of variation in adoption of recommended package of practices by the Davanam contract farming farmers.
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KS Shashank Yadav, K Shivaramu and MA Murthy. Extent of adoption of recommended package of practices in davanam by contract farming farmers. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3S):104-108.