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

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.2018.7(7): 3105-3111

Extent of Knowledge and Adoption of Rice Varieties Developed by DBSKKV, Dapoli
Prajakta Telange1*, P.A. Sawant2 and Roshan Kondhavale3
1Department of Extension Education, Dr. PDKV, Akola, 444104, India
2Department of Extension Education, Dr. BSKKV, Dapoli, 415712, India
3Environment Management, FRI, Deemed University, Dehradun, 248195, India
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Rice is fundamental component of farming systems and diets in many nations including India. Rice culture system is not a purely technical decision and different factors may affect it. These factors are directly related to knowledge of framers. Considering This factor, present study was conducted in three tahsils of Raigad district of Konkan region having sample size 135 rice growers with objective to study the Extent of knowledge and adoption of rice varieties developed by DBSKKV, Dapoli. This study revealed that Majority (88.88 per cent) of the farmers had knowledge about rice variety ‘Karjat 7’ developed by DBSKKV, Dapoli followed by ‘Karjat 3’ (70.38 per cent). However, none of the farmers had knowledge about ‘Palghar’ and ‘Palghar 2’. Among the hybrid rice varieties developed by DBSKKV, Dapoli the farmers had knowledge about ‘Sahyadri 4’ (43.70 per cent) More than half (54.82 per cent) of the respondents had ‘medium’ adoption of the rice varieties developed by DBSKKV. The average adoption score of the respondents was 4.2. It was observed that majority (62.96 per cent) of the farmers adopted ‘Karjat 7’. The average area brought under rice varieties developed by DBSKKV by the respondents was 56.93 per cent.

Keywords: Rice, Konkan, Adoption, Knowledge, Varieties

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Prajakta Telange, P.A. Sawant and Roshan Kondhavale. 2018. Extent of Knowledge and Adoption of Rice Varieties Developed by DBSKKV, Dapoli.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 3105-3111. doi:
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