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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 2527-2533
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.314


Characteristic and Adoption Behaviour of Pomegranate Growers in Barmer District Rajasthan
B.R. Morwal, Pradeep Pagaria and Shayam Das
Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Danta - Barmer (Raj.) 344001, India
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Abstract:

In research study conducted on adoption behaviour of pomegranate growers of Barmer district of Rajasthan state with the major objectives of measuring the personal, socio-economic and situational, extension communication and psychological characteristics of pomegranate growers and their adoption behaviour. It was observed that the more than half (52.00 per cent) of the respondents were in middle age group, having (58.00 per cent) primary to secondary level of education and medium size of land holding (61.00 per cent). Near half of the (47.00 per cent) of the respondents possessed more than 75.00 per cent of land under pomegranate cultivation, small size of family (76.00 per cent), having medium level of income (58.00 per cent) and medium level of cropping intensity(68.00 per cent). More than four fifth (82.00 per cent) of the respondents had medium social participation, near to three fourth (72.00 per cent) had medium level of awareness regarding value addition, 76.00 per cent of them had medium pomegranate yield index, more than half (53.00 per cent and 54.00 per cent) of the pomegranate growers had medium extension participation and medium level of mass media exposure, respectively, 67.00 per cent had medium level of extent of adoption, 65.00 per cent were found in medium category of management orientation. More than half (54.00 per cent) of pomegranate growers fell in best level of innovativeness, 84.00 per cent of them were in average level of progressiveness and 74.00 per cent of them had average level of knowledge regarding pomegranate cultivation. In case of the practice wise adoption of improved pomegranate production technology, the practice, viz., variety, planting distance, integrated disease management and integrated insects pests management were highly adopted by the pomegranate growers.


Keywords: Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.), Fruit consumption
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Morwal, B.R., Pradeep Pagaria and Shayam Das. 2018. Characteristic and Adoption Behaviour of Pomegranate Growers in Barmer District Rajasthan.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 2527-2533. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.314