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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 3686-3694
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.435


A Study of Adoption Pattern of Recommended Practices for Major Vegetable Crops in Flood Prone Areas of Lakhimpur District of Assam, India
Kangkana Borah1*, Pabitra Kumar Das2 and Indrajit Barman2
1ATMA, Biswanath Block, District Agicultural Office, Biswanath Chariali, India
2Department of Extension Education, BN College of Agriculture, Biswanath Chariali, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-13, Assam, India
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Abstract:

The present work was to determine the extent of adoption of recommended package of practices of major vegetable crops in flood prone areas of Lakhimpur District of Assam. The study area covered the North Lakhimpur and Narayanpur agricultural sub-divisions of the district and 60 vegetable growers from 4 flood prone villages constituted the sample size. Majority of the farmers were found to have medium overall extent of adoption (45.00%) followed by low overall extent of adoption (30.00%) and high overall extent of adoption (25.00%) of recommended practices of four major vegetables. In tomato cultivation, majority of the farmers were had low extent of adoption (53.33%) followed by medium extent of adoption (33.33%) and high extent of adoption (13.34%) In cabbage cultivation, majority of the farmers were found with medium extent of adoption (60.00%), followed by low extent of adoption (38.33%) and high extent of adoption (1.67%). In cauliflower cultivation, majority of the farmers had low extent of adoption (53.33%), followed by medium extent of adoption (41.67%) and high extent of adoption (5.00%). In potato cultivation, majority of the farmers of were found with medium extent of adoption (53.33%), followed by low extent of adoption (41.67%) and high extent of adoption (5.00%).


Keywords: Adoption pattern, Vegetables, Cultivations, Lakhimpur, Narayanpur
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Kangkana Borah, Pabitra Kumar Das and Indrajit Barman. 2020. A Study of Adoption Pattern of Recommended Practices for Major Vegetable Crops in Flood Prone Areas of Lakhimpur District of Assam, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 3686-3694. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.435