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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:7, July, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 2635-2640

Profile Characteristics of Maize Farmers in Mahmud-i-Raqi District of Kapisa a Province of Afghanistan
Tamana Kohisatani*, S.V. Prasad, P.V. Satya Gopal and G. Prabhakara Reddy
Department of Agricultural Extension, S.V Agricultural College, Tirupati-517502, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India
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The Present investigation was carried out to study the profile characteristics of maize farmers in Mahmud-i-raqi district of Kapisa one of major maize production province in Afghanistan .Ex-post facto research design was followed for the study and a sample of 120respondents were drawn. The results of the study revealed that most of the respondents were young aged (39.17%), illiterate middle to school educated (30.00%),had medium experience in maize cultivation (63.33%),small farm size (58.33%), had medium mess media exposure (63.33%), medium extension contact (69.17%), low social participation (59.17%), medium scientific orientation (64.17%), medium economic orientation (65.00%), medium innovativeness (63.33%), medium achievement motivation (66.67%) and medium deferred gratification (77.50%).

Keywords: Profile characteristics, Maize farmers, Extension contact

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Tamana Kohisatani, S.V. Prasad, P.V. Satya Gopal and Prabhakara Reddy, G. 2018. Profile Characteristics of Maize Farmers in Mahmud-i-Raqi District of Kapisa a Province of Afghanistan.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 2635-2640. doi:
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