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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 97-100
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.015


Gap in Knowledge and Adoption of Post Harvest Technologies of Maize among Farmers and Farm Women
Chamandeep Kaur1, Dhriti Solanki2 and L. R. Choudhary3*
1Department of Home Science, KVK, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India
2Department of HECM, College of H.Sc, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
3Department of Agriculture Extension, KVK, Gudamalani, Barmer, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken to assess gap in knowledge and adoption of post harvest technologies of maize. The study was conducted in two purposively selected districts viz. Udaipur and Chittorgarh of Agroclimatic zone IV A of Rajasthan. Two panchayat samities from each district were selected purposively and three villages from each panchayat samiti were selected on random basis. Thus, there were total six villages from each district and total 12 villages from both the districts. Fifteen farm families from each village and 90 farm families from each district were selected. One male and one female member of the farm family who was actively involved in maize cultivation were included in the sample. Thus, total sample for the present study was 360 respondents (180 farmers and 180 farm women). The interview schedule consisted of four sections i.e. personal characteristics of the respondents, Knowledge of the respondent about post harvest technologies, Extent of adoption and gap in post harvesting technologies by the farm families. Gap in Post harvest technologies, in case of farmers the overall gap in knowledge and adoption was found to be 8.21 per cent with knowledge significantly higher than the adoption. In case of farm women, the overall gap in knowledge and adoption was 30.41 per cent with adoption significantly higher than the knowledge.


Keywords: Female member, Knowledge, Global challenges, Employment, Transformation
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Chamandeep Kaur, Dhriti Solanki and Choudhary, L. R. 2019. Gap in Knowledge and Adoption of Post Harvest Technologies of Maize among Farmers and Farm Women.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 97-100. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.015