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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:6, June, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(6): 1086-1091

Adoption Dynamics of Improved Package of Practices on Sugarcane Cultivation by the Farmers of East Champaran District of Bihar
Satyam Kumar*, Anil Paswan and Chandan Kumar Panda
Department of Extension Education, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar - 813210, India
*Corresponding author

Sugarcane is the most significant cash crop. In all over the countries the India ranks first both in respect of area and total production among the sugarcane growing. Even if, there is remarkable opportunity for further progress in relation to increase the sugarcane production by way of adoption of modern technology in sugarcane cultivation. The adoption of improved technology of sugarcane by the farmers is not uniform due to several reasons. Hence, the present investigation was carried out during the year of 20016-2017 in four selected villages at Kotwa block in East Champaran district of Bihar state. 30 respondents were selected from each village by using simple random sampling procedure, thus the total 120 respondents were considered for the study. Information relating to various adoption levels was enlisted in pre-tested interview schedule. Oral interview was schedule was used to collect data from one hundred twenty (120) respondents who were randomly selected. The data were analyzed statistical percent and mean score analysis. The results of study revealed that majority of the respondents had medium level of adoption agronomical practices (52.50%). It was also observed that adoption level in weed control medium level (47.50%), and medium level in improved varieties (35.883%). The result was indicated in adoption level was not improved in preparation of land (55.00%), selection of land (60.00%), fertilizers (35.00), insect pest management (34.17%), disease management (26.67%), and finally harvesting management (55.00%).

Keywords: Sugarcane, Adoption, Technology

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Satyam Kumar, Anil Paswan and Chandan Kumar Panda. 2019. Adoption Dynamics of Improved Package of Practices on Sugarcane Cultivation by the Farmers of East Champaran District of Bihar.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(6): 1086-1091. doi:
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