Extent of Knowledge and Constraints in Cotton Production Technology in Madhya Pradesh

D. P. Rai and Bhupendra Singh


The study was conducted in the district of Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh which well known district for the cotton cultivation in state. In spite, of having the enormous enthusiasm, cotton growers were facing a lot of challenges in adoption of technology related to cotton cultivation. The study focused on extent of knowledge and constraints faced by cotton growers. A sample of 120 farmers of 4 villages comprised and their responses were analyzed with relevant tools. Study divulged that majority of farmers belonged to medium socio- economic profile (53.33%). Results indicated that positive association exists between levels of education, size of land holding, knowledge of production technology and annual income where as negative association were found between age and type of family

Keyword: Knowledge; Constraint; Co

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