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Adoption Behaviour of Beneficiary and Non-Beneficiary (FLD) Farmers of Green Gram Cultivation Khargone District of Madhya Pradesh

Journal: International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology (Vol.4, No. 5)

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Page : 1404-1406

Keywords : Adoption Behavior; Beneficiary; Non-Beneficiary; Front line Demonstration (FLD); Farmers; Green Gram.;

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India produces variety of pulses including chickpea 39.00 per cent, pigeon pea 21.00 per cent, green gram 11.00 per cent, black gram 10.00 per cent, lentil 7.00 per cent, field pea 5.00 per cent and other of around 14.00 million tonnes annually from an area of around 23.63 million hectares, with an average yield of around 650 kg per hectare, which is one of the largest producing country in the world. The major pulses producing states are Madhya Pradesh 23.00 per cent, Uttar Pradesh 18.00 per cent, Maharashtra 14.00 per cent, Rajasthan 11.00 per cent, Andhra Pradesh 9.00 per cent and Karnataka 6.00 per cent where pulses are predominantly grown as rainfed crops. The Front Line Demonstration (FLD) is to demonstrate newly released crop production and protection technologies and its management practices in the farmers' field under different agro-climatic regions and farming situation. the impact of Krishi Vigyan Kendra in terms of adoption of improved agriculture production practices, a sample of 60 non-beneficiary farmers was selected from control villages. Thus, a total of 120 farmers will be selected as respondent for the study purpose. Out of total beneficiaries, 45.00 per cent had medium adoption level, followed by 33.33 per cent had high and only 21.67 per cent had low adoption level of green gram production technology

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