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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(6): 817-824
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.096


Development of Perception Test for Human-Wildlife Conflict
K. Senthilkumar1*, P. Mathialagan2, V.E. Sabarathnam3 and C. Manivannan4
1Department of Wildlife Science, Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2TANUVAS, Chennai-51, India
3Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education,Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-7, India
4University Publication division, TANUVAS, Chennai-51, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in two districts namely, Erode and Coimbatore districts of Tamil Nadu State with sample size of 60 farmers to develop a perception test for Human-wildlife conflict (HWC). Eight components of Human-wildlife conflict perception of affected farmers, Socio-cultural Impact, economic impact, reasons for HWC, responsibility in reducing HWC, efforts of villagers after HWC, eco centrisim, antropocentrism and environmental apathy were selected based on relevancy weightage and scale value. The perception test was developed by following the standard procedure given by Edwards (1969) to frame statements, farmer’s response on items, item analysis, validity and reliability. A total number of 10 items which had p value of 21 to 75, discrimination index of 0.21 to 0.75 and significant rp bis were selected for the final perception test.


Keywords: Perception, Environment, Development and Conflict
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Senthilkumar, K., P. Mathialagan, V.E. Sabarathnam and Manivannan, C. 2017. Development of Perception Test for Human-Wildlife Conflict.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(6): 817-824. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.096