Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PROFILE OF GREEN MANURING GROWERS AND THEIR LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Authors: Divya Chauhan, H. U. Vyas and Saikiran Chintakindi

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Green Manuring, Knowledge, Cropping, Growers, Relationship

Volume: 34

Issue: 1

Year: December 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.34.1.0024

Abstract: The practice of green manuring is as old as that of the art of manuring crops. Crops grown for the purpose of restoring or increasing the organic matter content in soil are called green manure crops. Their use in cropping system is called green manuring. The present study was carried out in Navsari district of Gujarat State. Navsari district comprises of six talukas and out of these, two talukas viz., Jalalpore and Gandevi having higher number of green manuring growers were selected purposively. Total 120 green manuring growers were selected for the present study. In the correlation analysis it was found that age was non-significant correlated with their knowledge. Education, land holding, annual income, mass media exposure, economic motivation, innovativeness, crop produce, cropping intensity and irrigation facility were positively and significant. Moreover, such as social participation, extension participation and scientific orientation were positively and highly significant relationship with their knowledge.

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