Vol. 9, Special Issue 3 (2020)
Correlates of profile of the Bt. cotton growers with involvement in feedback management
Author(s): Vijay Shinde, YB Shambharkar, VS Tekale and Rewendra Sahu
Abstract: Study entitled “Involvement of Farmers in Feedback Management with Reference to Bt cotton” was undertaken in Umarkhed Panchayat samiti in Yavatmal district of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state. Ex-post facto research design was used for the same. The farmers growing Bt cotton since last three years consecutively were identified and from each selected village 12 Bt cotton growers as respondents were selected randomly to constitute sample size of 120 respondents. The data from Bt cotton growers were collected by personal interview method. In case of relational analysis of involvement of farmers in feedback management education, land holding, annual income, mass media exposure, scientific orientation and knowledge were found to be highly and positively significant relationship with the involvement of respondents in feedback management at 0.01 level of probability. While occupation found to be positively correlated with the involvement of respondents in feedback management as 0.05 per cent level of significant relationship of probability. The positive and significant relationship of education, occupation, land holding, annual income, mass media exposure, scientific orientation and knowledge, shows that the increase of these variables, involvement of farmers in feedback management increases. Whereas, variables such as age, area under Bt cotton, availability of input, perception of feedback, and risk orientation, showed non-significantly relationship with the involvement of farmer in feedback management.
How to cite this article:
Vijay Shinde, YB Shambharkar, VS Tekale and Rewendra Sahu. Correlates of profile of the Bt. cotton growers with involvement in feedback management. 2020; 9(3S): 11-13.