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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(9): 351-356
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1009.040


A Study on the Extent of Knowledge Gained and Adoption of Bio-Fertilizers and Bio-Pesticides by the Crop Growers of Keonjhar District in Odisha
Isha Anindita Sahoo1*, Bibudha Parasar1 and Swatee Prangya2
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar-751003, Odisha, India
2Department of Social Science, ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack-753006, Odisha, India
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Abstract:

The study entitled “A study on the Extent of Knowledge Gained and Adoption of Bio fertilizers and bio pesticides by the Crop Growers of Keonjhar District in Odisha” was undertaken in 2020. For the purpose, ex-post-facto research designed was followed with snow-ball sampling technique for selection of respondents, random sampling technique for selection of villages and purposive sampling method was followed for selection of panchayat, block as well as the district, where 80 no. of respondents were selected for the purpose of the study. Data were collected with the help of interview schedule and the collected data were analyzed with the help of statistical measures like frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, correlation co-efficient for flawless interpretation and drawing correct conclusion against the objectives set for the study. The major findings of the study revealed that (67.5%) i.e. majority of the respondents are at medium level of knowledge gain followed by (20%) with high level and only (12.5%) are at lower level of knowledge with regard of bio-fertilizers and bio-pesticides. The next part, level of adoption of respondents with regard to bio-fertilizer and bio-pesticides which was assessed and it was found that majority to the extent of (77.5%) are at medium level of adoption in the context of bio-fertilizers whereas again majority of the respondent to the extent of (67.5%) are at medium level of adoption when bio-pesticides are concerned.


Keywords: Knowledge gained, Adoption, Bio-fertilizers, Bio-pesticides
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Isha Anindita Sahoo, Bibudha Parasar and Swatee Prangya. 2021. A Study on the Extent of Knowledge Gained and Adoption of Bio-Fertilizers and Bio-Pesticides by the Crop Growers of Keonjhar District in Odisha.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(9): 351-356. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1009.040