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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:10, October, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(10): 11-14

Adoption of Recommended Technologies by farmers in Coconut Crop
M. Jeyalakshmi*, M. Priyadharshini and A. Narmatha
Department of Social Science, College of Agricultural Technology, Kullapuram, Theni- 625 562, Tamil Nadu, India
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In India, coconut farming is inseparably embedded in the socio-historical culture as well as the ethnic identity. Coconut is also interlinked with socio- economic life of a large number of small and marginal farmers in peninsular India. Coconut is a source of food, beverage, medicine, natural fibre, fuel, wood and raw materials for units producing a variety of goods. It is estimated that about 12 million people in India are dependent on the coconut sector in areas of cultivation, processing and trading activities. Hence, The study was conducted in two blocks of Theni district (coconut), with a sample size of 40 respondents. The findings of the study revealed that the adoption of recommended technologies was found to be high in variety selection, fertilizer application, plant protection measures and low in seedling rate / hec, recommended spacing and weed management.

Keywords: Adoption, Coconut, Coconut farmers, Technology

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Jeyalakshmi, M., M. Priyadharshini and Narmatha, A. 2021. Adoption of Recommended Technologies by farmers in Coconut Crop.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(10): 11-14. doi:
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