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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 2731-2733
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.325


Adoption 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 adoption 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 adoption while other 8.33 per cent of farmers belongs to high adoption level category; whereas, only 25.00 per cent of farmer belongs to low adoption level category of about control of pink bollworm in cotton crop. Variable like education, area under Bt cotton, innovativeness and source of irrigation observed to be had positive and significant relationship with the adoption of respondents for control of pink bollworm. While social participation, source of information, extension contact, economic motivation, risk orientation found positive and highly significant with adoption of respondents for control pink bollworm. Where, variable like age, land holding and annual income cotton found non-significant relationship with adoption of respondents. And variable like farming experience is negatively significant with adoption of cotton growers for control of pink bollworm


Keywords: Bt cotton, Pink bollworm, Adoption, Pheromone trap, Trap crop etc
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Todkar, A. M., S. R. Jakkawad and Khodake, S. B. 2020. Adoption of Bt Cotton Growers for Control of Pink Bollworm.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2731-2733. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.325