Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: PERCEPTION OF Bt.COTTON GROWERS REGARDING ECO-FRIENDLY FARMING PRACTICES

Authors: Dharmik D. Acharya1 and A. R. Makwan2

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Bt. cotton growers, eco-friendly farming, perception

Volume: 35

Issue: 2

Year: June 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2023.35.2.0002

Abstract: The study aimed to assess the perception of Bt. cotton growers on eco-friendly farming practices with their various components. The present investigation was undertaken in Botad district of Gujarat state, as it comes under the jurisdiction of Anand Agricultural University, Anand, with a sample size of 160Bt. cotton growers who were growing cotton in their field for 5 years. The Bt. cotton growers were interviewed personally by well a structured and pre-tested interview schedule. Suitable statistical techniques were used to analyse the collected data. From the study, it was found that a majority of Bt. Cotton growers had a medium to low level of the overall perception of eco-friendly farming practices.

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