A study on extent of adoption of recommended Chilli (Capsicum annum L.) production technology among the farmers of Patharia in Madhya Pradesh

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Brajesh Singh Thakur
Richa Sharma
Kota Chakrapani

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The present study on extent of adoption of chilli growers was conducted in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh covering one block. A total of 120 respondents were selected by simple random sampling method from six randomly selected villages. Pre-tested well structured interview schedule was used for collecting the relevant information’s. The study inferred that majority of the respondents were of middle aged, belonged to medium size of family, other backward class, illiterate, having low annual income between Rs. 35,001 to 60,000,no membership in any organization indicating poor social participation and farming (chilli cultivation) as the main occupation. Most of the respondents were having medium level of knowledge have medium level of adoption. It was found that villagers do not get other vegetable for their commercial income, through chilli they at least filling this gap of income, although they are producing chilli at low level. Majority of the respondents reported that reasons of adoption of this crop due to chilli needs, less hard work with high benefits and income and it is good for soil also.

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Thakur, B., Sharma, R., & Chakrapani, K. (2020). A study on extent of adoption of recommended Chilli (Capsicum annum L.) production technology among the farmers of Patharia in Madhya Pradesh. International Journal of Agricultural Invention, 5(02), 255-261. https://doi.org/10.46492/IJAI/2020.5.1.17
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