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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 890-894
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.103


Study on Adoption of Recommended Cultivation Practices in Little Millet (Panicum millare) among Hilly Tribe Farmers in Jawadhu Hills of Tiruvannamalai District
S. Vasanthapriya1* and M. Asokhan2
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, TNAU, Coimbatore, India
2Deputy Registrar (Affiliation), TNAU, Coimbatore, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study on adoption of recommended cultivation practices in little millet (Panicum millare) among hilly tribe farmers in Jawadhu hills of Tiruvannamalai district was selected purposively, since it is one among the districts where the little millet (Panicum millare) is cultivated in larger area by the hilly tribe farmers. The Ex-post facto research design is adopted for this study. The study was confined with seven villages namely Kovilur, Nammiyampattu, Kanamali, Veerappanur, Melsilambai, Palamarathur and Kuttakarai from Jamunamarathur (Jawadhu hills) block of Tiruvannamalai district. The sample size of 240 respondents was selected from these villages by proportionate random sampling method. The respondents were interviewed personally by a well-structured and pre-tested interview schedule. The statistical tools of mean, standard deviation, cumulative frequency and percentage analysis were used to analyze the collected data. In this context the overall adoption, technology-wise adoption of little millet cultivation practices among tribal farmers were discussed.


Keywords: Millet (Panicum millare), Adoption, Hilly tribe farmers, Jawadhu hills
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Vasanthapriya, S. and Asokhan, M. 2019. Study on Adoption of Recommended Cultivation Practices in Little Millet (Panicum millare) among Hilly Tribe Farmers in Jawadhu Hills of Tiruvannamalai District.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 890-894. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.103