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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 876-884
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.105


Knowledge Level of Pigeonpea Seed Growers about Improved Seed Production Technologies - A Critical Analysis
Y.D. Chithra1, S.K. Meti1, R.S. Bhawar2 and G.N. Maraddi1
1Department of Agricultural Extension Bangalore, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore-560065, Karnataka, India
2Department of Dairy Economics, Statistics and Management division (DES&M), ICAR- National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 132001, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Pigeonpea, as an important pulse crop, is an integral part of subsistence and sustainable production systems of Karnataka. A study was undertaken to assess the knowledge level of pigeonpea seed growers in Raichur district of Karnataka. Ex-post facto research design and purposive sampling technique is being used in the study. A total of 40 pigeonpea seed growers selected as a respondents for the study. The study revealed that more than two fifth (42.50%) of seed growers fall under high knowledge category, followed by medium (32.50%) and low knowledge (25.00%). The variables like education, farming experience, achievement motivation, management orientation and mass media participation were showed significant relationship with knowledge level of pigeonpea growers at 5 per cent level of probability. The R2 (0.672) value indicated that, the twelve independent variables put together, contributed a significant amount of variation (67.20%) in the overall knowledge level of pigeonpea seed growers.


Keywords: Pigeonpea, seed growers, Knowledge level, Zero order correlation, Multiple regression
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Chithra, Y.D., S.K. Meti, R.S. Bhawar and Maraddi, G.N. 2018. Knowledge Level of Pigeonpea Seed Growers about Improved Seed Production Technologies - A Critical Analysis.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 876-884. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.105