M. P. Sagar and B. Vijay
The present study was conducted to know the impact of training on knowledge gain about mushroom cultivation amongst the horticulture officers. The study revealed that before participation in the training programme, majority of the horticulture officers (60%) belonged to medium level of knowledge about mushroom cultivation followed by low level (32%) and no knowledge (8%).After participation in the training, all the officers in the no & low knowledge level categories (8 & 32%) shifted to high level knowledge category. The study further revealed that the highest mean knowledge gain was achieved in no knowledge level category (60.76%).
Keyword: Impact; Mushroom cultivation; Knowledge gain