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Effectiveness of Model Training Course (MTC) on Advances in Seed Poduction, Processing and Certification in Rabi Field Crops

Ashok Kumar Sharma, Rupender Kaur, Vinod Kumar and Dhiraj Singh


A study was conducted with 23 extension personnel represented Sate Departments of Agriculture from six states of the country to find out the gain in knowledge and opinion of the participants about a Model Training Course organized by ICAR-DRMR, Bharatpur on advances on seed production, processing and certification in rabi field crops. Findings show that the highest knowledge Score in pre training test obtained by the respondents was 33 and lowest score was 14.5 with average knowledge score of 22 having co- efficient range of 0. 389. In post test, highest knowledge score obtained by the respondents was 37 and lowest scoring was 20.5 with average knowledge score 29 and co efficient of range 0.287. The study shows that initial knowledge of the participants was poor having only 50.21 per cent.

Keyword: Opinions and Human Resource Development; Seed processing; Seed certification

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