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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 1201-1206
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.142


Socio-Economic and Psychological Determinants of Knowledge and Adoption of IPM Technology for Management of White Grub among the Farmers
R.D. Ahire, P.S. Kapse and P.R. Deshmukh
Department of Extension Education, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani – 431 402 (M.S.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Marathwada region of the Maharashtra State with an objective to find out the relationship between socio-economic and psychological characteristics of the respondents with their knowledge and adoption of integrated management of white grub. The data was collected from the respondents by personally interviewing them with the help of the specially designed interview schedule. The data were analyzed with the help of frequency, percentage, standard deviation and coefficient correlation. The results revealed that majority of respondents were middle age group, educated upto middle school level, having medium level of annual income, small land holders, medium size of family, medium level of social participation, extension contact, availability of inputs of IPM, economic motivation, risk orientation and scientific orientation. The data further reported that the correlation coefficients depicted that most of independent variables viz., education, annual income, land holding, social participation, extension contact, family size, availability of inputs, risk orientation and scientific orientation were positively and significantly related with overall knowledge and adoption of integrated management practices of white grub.


Keywords: Adoption, Knowledge, Correlation Coefficient, IPM
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Ahire, R.D., P.S. Kapse and Deshmukh, P.R. 2018. Socio-Economic and Psychological Determinants of Knowledge and Adoption of IPM Technology for Management of White Grub among the Farmers.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 1201-1206. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.142