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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 6 (2020)

Information sources utilization for sustainable king Chilli production - An analysis

Author(s):

Tzubentula Jamir and Kaushal Kumar Jha

Abstract:
Sustainable king chilli production demands keeping soil alive with natural organic matter, adoption of integrated insect pest management, reduced or no use of insecticides or pesticides along with maintaining biodiversity, ensuring the quality and adequate production so that it does not harm the environment and ecology and meet the demands of coming generation also. King chilli is one of the most successfully grown spice crops in Peren district of Nagaland. Therefore, Peren district was purposively selected for the present study. The basic objective of undertaking research was to analyze the information sources utilization pattern for sustainable king chilli production among the farmers and examine how the socio-economic variable influences the information retrieval and utilization for sustainable production of king chilli production. Sample included a total number of 120 king chilli farmers selected based on proportionate random sampling. The major findings of the study revealed that majority (79.17 %) of the respondents had medium level of overall utilization of information sources for sustainable king chilli production with utilization of informal information sources identified as the most preferred source for utilization of agriculture related information by the king chilli farmers. It was also found that variables viz; education, training exposure, social participation, attitude and knowledge had positive and significant association with the information sources utilization by the respondents.

Pages: 205-209  |  1137 Views  575 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Tzubentula Jamir and Kaushal Kumar Jha. Information sources utilization for sustainable king Chilli production - An analysis. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(6S):205-209.

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