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
Year: June 2023
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.