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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Profile of Bt cotton growers for control of pink bollworm

Author(s):

AM Todkar, Dr. SR Jakkawad and SB Khodake

Abstract:
The present study on profile of Bt cotton growers for control of pink bollworm was conducted in Parbhani district of Marathwada region in Maharashtra State. In Parbhani district there are 9 talukas. Out of these three talukas Parbhani, Purna and Pathri was selected randomly as area and infestation of pink bollworm was more in these region. The data were collected through personal interview with the help of interview schedule by contacting 120 respondents. The data was processed by making primary and secondary tables. The distributional analysis pertaining to age of the farmers indicated that (50.00%) of the respondents belonged to middle age category. It was found that, majority (30.00%) of the respondents belonged to primary education category, majority (54.16%) of the respondents had medium level of area under Bt cotton of respondents, 47.50 per cent of the respondents had semi-medium land holding (2.01 to 4.00 ha), 67.50 per cent of the respondents had medium annual income (Rs.98,000 to Rs 2,98,000). While majority (50.00%) of the respondents had medium level of social participation, 50.00 per cent of the respondents had medium economic motivation, larger proportion (50.00%) of the respondents belonged to medium innovativeness, 41.66 per cent of the respondents had medium risk orientation, 55.00 per cent of the respondents had medium level of farming experience, majority (58.33%) of the respondents had medium level of source of information of source of information, 66.68 per cent of the respondents had medium level source of irrigation, 58.33 per cent of the respondents had medium extension contract.

Pages: 668-670  |  596 Views  175 Downloads

How to cite this article:
AM Todkar, Dr. SR Jakkawad and SB Khodake. Profile of Bt cotton growers for control of pink bollworm. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):668-670.

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