International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2018)
Correlates of level of knowledge of tribal livestock farmers regarding improved animal husbandry practices
Author(s): VK Mevada, BK Ashwar, SM Patel and KB Ashwar
Abstract: This study was conducted on 120 tribal farmers and livestock owners selected from 12 villages of Banaskantha district of Gujarat state during the year 2012 to ascertain their knowledge level of improved animal husbandry practices and factors influencing it. The study revealed that majority(68.33 percent) of the respondents had medium level of knowledge of improved animal husbandry practices while the respondents with high and low level of knowledge were of similar magnitude (15.83 percent). The average knowledge score was 49.36. Out of the 13 variables examined, the correlation coefficient of twelve variables viz., age, education, dairy farming experience, social participation, occupation, attitude, herd size, milk production, size of land holding, annual income, economic motivation and scientific orientation was positive and significant, which influenced their knowledge and only one variable the size of family was negative and non-significant.
Pages: 1508-1512 | 325 Views 2 Downloads
How to cite this article:
VK Mevada, BK Ashwar, SM Patel, KB Ashwar. Correlates of level of knowledge of tribal livestock farmers regarding improved animal husbandry practices. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(1):1508-1512.