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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2018)
Constraints perceived by the farmers in adoption of recommended soybean cultivation practices


Author(s): Surendra Kumar and NK Sharma

Abstract: The present investigation was conducted in Kota region of Rajasthan purposively because this region stands first in area 822329 hactare and production 1197758 tonnes of soybean cultivation among all ten agriculture regions of Rajasthan. Kota region comprises four districts viz., Kota, Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar. Out of these two districts viz., Kota and Jhalawar were selected purposively for this study because of highest area and production. List of all the soybean cultivators was prepared from each of the selected village, with the help of patwari and agriculture supervisor, eight to twelve farmers were selected by using proportionate random sampling technique as per availability so as to make the sample size 220. The independent variables like age, education, and size of land holding were found to be positive and significantly associated with the knowledge level of farmers about recommended soybean cultivation practices at Significant at 0.01 per cent level of significance. While, the variables like extension participation were found to be positive and significantly associated with the knowledge level of farmers about recommended soybean cultivation practices at Significant at 0.05 per cent level of significance, whereas caste, family type and family size were found to be non-significantly associated with the knowledge level of farmers about recommended soybean cultivation practices.

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Surendra Kumar, NK Sharma. Constraints perceived by the farmers in adoption of recommended soybean cultivation practices. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(2):1721-1725.
International Journal of Chemical Studies