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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 2728-2730
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.324


Knowledge of Bt Cotton Growers for Control of Pink Bollworm
A. M. Todkar*, S. R. Jakkawad and S. B. Khodake
Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Parbhani (M.S.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study on knowledge of Bt cotton growers for control of pink bollworm was conducted in Parbhani district of Marathwada region in Maharashtra State. The data were collected through personal interview with the help of interview schedule by contacting 120 respondents. The data was processed by making primary and secondary tables. The information of qualitative nature was converted into quantitative from form and computation of score was done for each of the independent and dependent variables. The study showed that, majority (66.66%) of the farmers had medium level knowledge while other 33.33 per cent of farmers belongs to high knowledge level category. Whereas, no per cent of farmers belongs to low knowledge level category of about control pink bollworm in cotton crop. Variable like annual income, area under Bt cotton, source of irrigation and risk orientation found to be had positive and significant relationship with the knowledge of respondents for control of pink bollworm. While social participation, farming experience, source of information, extension contact, innovativeness, economic motivation found positive and highly significant with knowledge of respondents for control pink bollworm. Whereas variable like age and land holding found non-significant relationship with knowledge of respondents and education observed to be negatively significant with knowledge of respondents.


Keywords: Bt gene, Pink bollworm, knowledge, Pheromone trap etc
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Todkar, A. M., S. R. Jakkawad and Khodake, S. B. 2020. Knowledge of Bt Cotton Growers for Control of Pink Bollworm.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2728-2730. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.324