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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(12): 2225-2229
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.256


Socio-economic Characteristics of Wheat Growers Regarding Adoption of Improved Wheat Production Technology in Kanpur Dehat District, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Lokesh Kumar Tinde1*, Arbind Kumar Sai2, Kshitij Parmar3, Deepak Hembram1, Dibyendu Pal1 and R.K. Kushwaha4
1Department of Agricultural Extension, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya,
Mohanpur, District-Nadia, West Bengal, 741252 India
2Department of Extension Education, N.D. University of Agriculture and Technology,Kumarganj, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, 224229 India
3Department of Agricultural Extension, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, 250110, India
4Department of Agricultural Extension, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208002, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted in six villages of Kanpur dehat district of Uttar Pradesh with the sample size 150 small farmers cultivating wheat crop. The findings of the study revealed that, 43.33% of the wheat grower farmers had middle age (31-45 years) and 89.33% had literate among 28.66% of farmers who primary level. Among the sample about 42.66 per cent of wheat growers were marginal farmers with size of land holding <1 hectare. As far as social participation is concerned about 65.33 per cent of farmers were the member of one organization. The annual income of wheat growers revealed that about 42.66 per cent were found in the high income category ranging from 45,000 to 60,000. The study revealed that 74.66 per cent of wheat growers had medium level of economic motivation followed by scientific orientation and risk orientation had 69.33% and 65.33% respectively. On the basis of the findings it is suggested that socio-economic status of the farmers can be improved by imparting technical knowledge about wheat cultivation practices with increasing their education level and increasing their social participation and information sources.


Keywords: Socio-econmic characteristics, Wheat, Production.
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Lokesh Kumar Tinde, Arbind Kumar Sai, Kshitij Parmar, Deepak Hembram, Dibyendu Pal and Kushwaha, R.K. 2017. Socio-economic Characteristics of Wheat Growers Regarding Adoption of Improved Wheat Production Technology in Kanpur Dehat District, Uttar Pradesh (India).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(12): 2225-2229. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.256