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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 1616-1621
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.199


Knowledge of Farmers about Integrated Weed Management (IWM) Practices in Major Crops (overall) in Mahaboobnagar District of Telangana State, India
B. Rajashekar*, V. Sudharani, M. Madhavi and M. Jagan Mohan Reddy
Department of Agricultural Extension, Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University, College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500030, Telangana, India
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Abstract:

The present investigation was carried out in Mahaboobnagar district of Telangana. Ex-post facto research design was followed selecting 120 respondents at random from four mandals of twelve villages of the district. We studied knowledge of farmers on various IWM practices of major crops as recommended by DOAs, ANGRAU and PJTSAU which were suitable to the study area were prepared after consultation with subject matter specialists. The findings revealed that majority of the respondents (65.00%) had medium level of knowledge followed by low (26.70%), very low (5.00%) and high (3.30%) level of knowledge. It can be concluded that there was a positive and significant relationship between level of knowledge of respondents on overall IWM practices and variables viz. education, training, extension contact, mass media exposure, information seeking behaviour, farm mechanization status and innovativeness.


Keywords: Integrated Weed Management (IWM), Farmers’
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Rajashekar, B., V. Sudharani, M. Madhavi and Jagan Mohan Reddy, M. 2017. Knowledge of Farmers about Integrated Weed Management (IWM) Practices in Major Crops (overall) in Mahaboobnagar District of Telangana State, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 1616-1621. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.609.199