Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: ADOPTION LEVEL OF PRIVATE BIO-FERTILIZERS BY FARMERS

Authors: Rakesh Karravula, R. M. Naik and Neeta Kalasariya

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: knowledge, bio-fertilizers, respondents, adoption

Volume: 33

Issue: 2

Year: June 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.33.2.0019

Abstract: The study was conducted in Navsari district of South Gujarat using Ex-post facto research design. it has 6 talukas viz., Navsari, Gandevi, Chikhli, Khergam, Vansda and Jalalpore. All the talukas were covered under study, a simple random sampling method was followed for selection of the respondents.120 respondents were selected as a sample size. Private bio-fertilizers in this study are referred as the bio-fertilizers that are manufactured by private manufacturers. This study concluded that majority of respondents had low adoption level of private bio-fertilizers. Education, occupation, mass media exposure, extension contact, economic motivation, management orientation, land holding, social participation, scientific orientation are significantly associated with adoption level of private bio-fertilizers.

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