Technological Gaps in Adoption of Improved Soybean Production Technology by Soybean Growers in Dahod District, Gujarat
American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 276-279
Received: Nov. 26, 2014; Accepted: Aug. 17, 2015; Published: Dec. 25, 2015
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R. G. Machhar, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Campus Dahod, Gujarat, India
S. K. Patel, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Campus Dahod, Gujarat, India
H. L. Kacha, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Campus Dahod, Gujarat, India
U. M. Patel, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Campus Dahod, Gujarat, India
G. D. Patel, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Campus Dahod, Gujarat, India
R. Radha Rani, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Campus Dahod, Gujarat, India
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Abstract
The present study was conducted in Dahod district of Gujarat State, India. Fifteen villages of Dahod district and ten farmers from each village were selected randomly for the study. Thus, in all, 150 soybean growers constituted the sample for this investigation. The data for this study was collected by arranging personal interview and filling up of the survey performa. The results of the study revealed that the technological gap of all categories of respondents was found to be negatively and significantly related with the independent variables viz. level of knowledge, education, social participation, source of information utilized and cropping intensity. Further, it was found that technological gap among the marginal farmers’ was negatively and significantly related with one independent variable i.e. farm implements. Age was positively and significantly related with the technological gap in recommended soybean production technology.
Keywords
Soybean, Adoption, Technological Gap, Dahod, Gujarat
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R. G. Machhar, S. K. Patel, H. L. Kacha, U. M. Patel, G. D. Patel, R. Radha Rani, Technological Gaps in Adoption of Improved Soybean Production Technology by Soybean Growers in Dahod District, Gujarat, American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 276-279. doi: 10.11648/j.ajaf.20150306.16
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