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Adoption of Improved Paddy Cultivation Practices by Farmers in Kohima District of Nagaland

Journal: International Journal of Advances in Agricultural Science and Technology (IJAAST) (Vol.8, No. 10)

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Page : 94-104

Keywords : Socio economic; adoption; paddy growers; Agricultural Extension and Communication; Agricultural Extension; Agriculture;

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The present study entitled “ADOPTION OF IMPROVED PADDY CULTIVATION BY FARMERS IN KOHIMA DISTRICT OF NAGALAND” was conducted in Kohima district of Nagaland to find out the extent of adoption of improved paddy cultivation practices One hundred twenty farmers were selected from 6 villages, twenty respondents from each village. Data was collected by using pre-tested schedule and analyzed using appropriate statistical tools. It was found that majority of respondents were having medium level of socio-economic profile. On analyzing the knowledge level, highest number of respondents i.e. 51.6 per cent were having medium level of knowledge followed by 45 per cent having high and 3.33 per cent having low levels. In case of adoption level it was found that most of the respondents 60.83 per cent have medium adoption level followed by 5 per cent having low, 34.16 per cent having high level. The major constraints faced were lack of technical knowledge among rice growers, lack of credit facility at the time, Lack of Hybrid seed, Lack of proper market facilities, Lack of training programme related with improved practices, Lack of proper information at, Unavailability of electricity, Lack of proper resource and capital, Non-performance of visit by agricultural personnel and Costly critical inputs (seed and fertilizer).

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