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Knowledge of the Farmers towards Adoption of Recommended Jute Production Practices in Kishanganj District of Bihar

Journal: International Journal of Advances in Agricultural Science and Technology (IJAAST) (Vol.7, No. 12)

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Page : 29-36

Keywords : Socio-economic; Knowledge; Cultivation Practices; Jute;

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The research was conducted in Kochadhaman block of Kishanganj district of Bihar. The purpose of the study was to assist the Socio-economic profile of the Jute growers and the knowledge regarding the recommended Jute production practices. Kochadhaman block was purposely selected due to maximum production of June in this block. Ten villages were randomly selected from the block and 120 respondents were selected from twelve villages which were selected randomly. The results shows that majority of the respondents were from medium level of progressiveness, medium level of risk bearing capacity, it was found that majority (50.84%) of the respondent belongs to low level of socio-economic status, followed by 40.83 per cent and 08.33 per cent respondents belongs to medium and high Level of socio-economic status respectively. Majority (55.84%) of the respondent has medium Level of knowledge, followed by 28.33 per cent respondents has low and remaining 15.83 per cent of respondents has high level of knowledge. It was found that respondents were having high knowledge in land preparation, sowing time, harvesting methods, retting process, fiber extraction and marketing, medium knowledge in improve varieties, seed rate, depth of sowing, NPK ratio, FYM application, Irrigation management, insect pest control measures. It was found positive correlation between annual income, education, progressiveness with knowledge of the respondents.

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