Tribal Farmers’ Attitude towards Adoption of Recommended Rapeseed-Mustard Technology

Smriti Singh R.P. Singh ‘Ratan’ and V.K. Singh

Abstract


Improved technology mainly involves new practices such as high yielding varieties, balanced doses of fertilizers, new method of tillage and other cultural practices. The present investigation was conducted to find out the tribal farmers’ attitude towards adoption of recommended technology of Rapeseed-Mustard production to increase productivity in Ranchi district of Jharkhand. A total of 100 respondents were randomly selected from four villages (Rukka and Getalsud from Ormajhi Block and Chipra and Panchdiha from Nagri Block) were purposively selected on the basis of the highest percentage area under Rapeseed-Mustard. Twenty five farmer respondents were selected randomly from each of the four villages. Results revealed that majority of the respondents had fabourable attitude followed by neutral attitude and negative attitude.


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