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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:1, January, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(1): 2569-2574

Impact of Training Programme on Knowledge Gain of Tomato Growers in Meghalaya
K. Marbaniang1*, J. K. Chauhan2 and Pynbianglang Kharumnuid3
1Krishi Vigyan Kendra, West Khasi Hills, Nongshillong, (Meghalaya), India
2School of Social Sciences, College of Post-Graduate Studies in Agricultural Sciences (CAU), Umiam, Meghalaya, India
3Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India
*Corresponding author

An investigation on impact of training among one hundred twenty trainees was purposively under taken in twelve cluster villages under two Blocks of West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya during the year 2017-18in order to study the knowledge gain of the tomato growers through training and the suggestions for improvement. A knowledge test during off campus training programme on organic cultivation of tomato was conducted for two groups of 60 trainees each and primary data was collected through personal interview using structured interview schedule. Results revealedthat45.83 per cent of the trainees belonged to middle age group (35-55 yrs),majority of them (89.16%) were married, and 41.66%studied upto primary school with large family size (42.50%).Majority (62.50%) had no extension contact and 60.83% had medium economic motivation. About 52.50 percent participated in training mainly for crop improvement and knowledge gain of the trainees were on seed treatment (68.33%) followed by improved varieties (49.16%) and soil treatment (47.50%). More than half suggested more importance be given to training demonstration classes especially on insect and disease management for training improvement.

Keywords: Tomato Growers,

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Marbaniang, E. K., J. K. Chauhan and Pynbianglang Kharumnuid. 2021. Impact of Training Programme on Knowledge Gain of Tomato Growers in Meghalaya.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(1): 2569-2574. doi:
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