Year: 2022 | Month: September | Volume 11 | Issue 3

Adoption of Recommended wheat Production Practices in Faizabad District of Uttar Pradesh

Alimul Islam Dipak Kumar Bose Naushad Alam
DOI:10.46852/2249-6637.03.2022.4

Abstract:

Wheat occupies a pivotal place in Indian agriculture. Sustainability of scientific wheat cultivation practices must be ensured to attain the goal of agricultural sustainability. The study was conducted to determine the adoption of wheat production practices in Faizabad District of Uttar Pradesh, One hundred twenty respondents were selected randomly and descriptive research design was used. Findings of the study inferred that there 50.00 per cent wheat growers were having medium level socio-economic status whereas 41.66 per cent respondents were having low socio-economic status while 08.33 per cent respondents were having high socio-economic status. It was also revealed of the study 27.05 per cent respondents had low level adoption of improved wheat practices followed by 58.30 per cent wheat growers had medium level adoption of improved wheat practices, whereas 14.65 per cent wheat growers had high level of adoption of improved wheat practices. The sizeable numbers of farmers were having medium knowledge of wheat production technology perhaps due high extension contact and appropriate land holding. The findings were passed on to scientists and extension officials of the district for taking necessary steps to bridge the gap in adoption of wheat production technology. Government should take proper steps and appropriate extension strategies to be followed for improved wheat production technology, and storage for wheat production.

Highlights

  • Adoption of improved practices of will provide a scope of untapped farmer’s income capacity.
  • Growth rate of wheat will gives a way to reallocate production to more productive uses.
  • Relationship shows that the factors responsible for greater adoption of improved wheat practices.




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