To study the knowledge and adoption about recommended package of practices of summer groundnut

D. B. RATHODG., G. H. GAIKWAD

Abstract


Groundnut is the single largest source of edible oils in India and constitutes roughly
about 50 per cent of the total oilseeds production. India occupies the first place in acreage and second
in production of groundnut. The list of summer groundnut growing villages of Rahuri, Sangamner,
Akole, Rahata, Newasa and Shrirampur tehsils was obtained from taluka Krishi Adhikari. Two villages
from each tehsil that is 12 villages were selected for the study on the basis of area under summer
groundnut crop. A total of 10 summer groundnut growers from each village were selected randomly on
the basis of area under summer groundnut crop. Hence, in 6 tehsils, 12 villages and 120 respondents
were selected for the present study. It is concluded that about 60.84 per cent respondents had medium
knowledge level, followed by 22.50 per cent respondents had low knowledge level and 16.66 per cent
respondent summer groundnut growers had high knowledge level. And 65.83 per cent respondents
had medium adoption level, followed by 18.34 per cent respondents had low adoption level and 15.83
per cent respondent summer groundnut growers had high adoption level.


Keywords


Knowledge, Adoption, Summer groundnut

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