Adoption of Improved Production Practices of Maize in Bheemadevarapalli Vangara Block of Warangal District, Telangana


Authors : Dandu. Snigdha, Dipakkumar Bose, Jahanara

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 7 - July

Google Scholar : https://goo.gl/DF9R4u

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Abstract : Maize is a cereal grain belonging to the family Gramineae/ Poaceae. Maize is widely cultivated throughout the world, and a greater weight of maize is produced each year than any other grain. The study was conducted purposefully in Block Bheemadevarapalli vangara of Warangal district. Total 120 respondents were selected randomly from 10 villages and the results of descriptive study revealed that Adoption level improved production practices of maize enterprise were medium. The analysis showed that majority (69.16%) of the respondents had medium level of Adoption followed by low (25.83%) and high (5.00%) respectively towards improved production practices of maize enterprise. Correlation analysis of Adoption with other independent variables results revealed that the age and extension contact were found to be positive and significant at the 0.05 level The variables like education, occupation, land holding, annual income, mass media exposure, market orientation and economic motivation were found non- significant both 0.01 and 0.05 level of significance.

Keywords : Correlation Analysis, Enterprise, Adoption, Production Practice.

Maize is a cereal grain belonging to the family Gramineae/ Poaceae. Maize is widely cultivated throughout the world, and a greater weight of maize is produced each year than any other grain. The study was conducted purposefully in Block Bheemadevarapalli vangara of Warangal district. Total 120 respondents were selected randomly from 10 villages and the results of descriptive study revealed that Adoption level improved production practices of maize enterprise were medium. The analysis showed that majority (69.16%) of the respondents had medium level of Adoption followed by low (25.83%) and high (5.00%) respectively towards improved production practices of maize enterprise. Correlation analysis of Adoption with other independent variables results revealed that the age and extension contact were found to be positive and significant at the 0.05 level The variables like education, occupation, land holding, annual income, mass media exposure, market orientation and economic motivation were found non- significant both 0.01 and 0.05 level of significance.

Keywords : Correlation Analysis, Enterprise, Adoption, Production Practice.

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