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Knowledge and Attitude of Cucumber Growers in Janjgir Champa District of Chhattisgarh

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

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Page : 59-64

Keywords : Knowledge; Attitude; Cucumber Growers; Janjgir Champa; Chhattisgarh;

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Cucumber (Cucumis sativas L.) is of the most important vegetable cum salad crops grown throughout the world, belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. In India the total production of vegetables is 169.1 million metric tonnes in that cucumber has 1,050.10 tonnes hectare (National Horticulture Board). Janjigir District consists of 9 blocks, one block was selected on the basis of highest cultivation area under cucumber, jaijaipur block selected purposively for the present study. 120 cucumber growers were selected from 10 villages using proportionate random sampling method. A well-structured pre tested interview schedule was used for the study. The data was analysed using cumulative frequency method, percentage analysis, correlation. The study revealed that more than half of the farmers (54.16%) had medium level of knowledge followed by 33. 33 per cent high had high level knowledge. More than half of the farmers (58.33%) had medium level of Adoption followed by 33.33% per cent had high level of adoption. Multiple regression revealed that the variables namely Education, land holding, social participation shows positive significance at 0.05 level relate to extent of adoption about cucumber growers. The major production constraints faced by the farmers were low price for tubers due to influctuations in price ( 93.33%) , shortage of labour (87.5%), Exploitation of middleman (86.66%) were the major constraints faced by the cucumber constraints.

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