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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 1719-1727
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.207


Social- Personal Characteristics of Farmers in Conservation of Traditional Sorghum and Minor Millets Crop Varieties in North-Eastern Karnataka
Chinmayi*, S. B. Goudappa, D. M. Chandargi, Basavaraj Hulagur,
Shankergouda and D. H. Patil
Department of Agricultural Extension Education, UAS, Raichur -584103, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Present study focused to investigate social-personal characteristics of farmers conserving traditional crop in six districts of North-Eastern Karnataka which constitutes of 30 respondents with the help of snowball technique. Data were collected through personal interview with the help of interview schedule. The results revealed that majority of the respondents were middle age category, educated upto middle school level, having farming experience more than 25 years. Nearly sixty percentage of respondents were belonged to medium farmers having 5 to 25 acre in this only 40.00 per cent of farmers were growing traditional crop in less than and equal to 2.9 acres. With regard to experience in conservation and cultivation of traditional crop varieties majority (56.67 %) of the farmers had more experience succeeded by medium experience (30.00 %) and 13.33 per cent of the farmers had less experience. It is seen that farmers involvement is ensured to highest order in conservation in all crop seeds. However still whole farming community is aware of benefits of traditional crop varieties through trainings and workshops must be organized by the various agencies, be it Government or Non-government or private.


Keywords: Farming community, Social-personal, Traditional crop
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Chinmayi, V., S. B. Goudappa, D. M. Chandargi, Basavaraj Hulagur, I. Shankergouda and Patil, D. H. 2019. Social- Personal Characteristics of Farmers in Conservation of Traditional Sorghum and Minor Millets Crop Varieties in North-Eastern Karnataka.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 1719-1727. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.207