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IMPACT OF INTEGRATION OF EXTENSION METHODS ON FARMERS KNOWLEDGE LEVEL ABOUT MUSHROOM CULTIVATION

M.P. Sagar

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A study was conducted to assess the impact of integration of various extension methods on knowledge gain about mushroom cultivation amongst farmers. Before and after research design was followed and a total number of seven combinations of extension methods were tested. The study revealed that farm visit integrated with training & on-farm demonstration proved most effective in enhancing the knowledge about mushroom cultivation. Similarly, farm visit + training, training + on-farm demonstration and mushroom pathashala on AIR + training combinations were also found effective in transferring mushroom cultivation technology.

Keyword: Integration, Mushroom Cultivation, Training.

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