Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: CORRELATION ANALYSIS OF SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF TRIBAL FARMERS WITH KNOWLEDGE AND ADOPTION OF IMPROVED PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY OF AJWAIN

Authors: Surbhi Jangir1, B. S. Badhala2 and Rekha Badhala3

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: adoption, ajwain production technology, knowledge, tribal farmers

Volume: 35

Issue: 2

Year: June 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2023.35.2.0011

Abstract: The present study was conducted in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan with the objective of correlational analysis of socio-demographic profile of tribal farmers with knowledge and adoption of improved production technology of Ajwain. 5 villages from Choti sadari tehsil of Pratapgarh were selected randomly. From each of these selected villages 13 tribal farmers were selected randomly and a sample total of 65 Tribal farmers were selected. The data from these tribal farmers was collected using a well-structured and pre tested interview schedule during the year 2022. The ex-post facto research design of social science was used for the present investigation. On correlation analysis of socio-demographic profile of tribal farmers with knowledge level, it was found that age, education, size of land holding, family type, annual income and social participation were found to be positive and highly significant relationship (p<0.01) and extension contacts was found positive significant (p<0.05) with knowledge. Findings regarding relationship between adoption of improved production technology of Ajwain shown that, education, family type, annual income and social participation positive and significant correlation coefficient (p<0.01) and age, size of land holding and extension contacts was found positive significant (p<0.05) with extent of adoption of improved production technology of Ajwain.

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