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Dissemination Pathways of Agricultural Technologies

Prakash Tamagond
It is worthwhile to study the dissemination pathways across Agricultural technologies such as Crop production technology (CPT), Seed production technology (SPT), Sericulture technology (ST) and Horticulture technology (HT). This helps to understand the information seeking routes and effectiveness of different pathways at different stages of innovation decision process. Keeping this in view, the present study was under taken with the set objectives. This study was conducted during 2019-20 in Dharwad, Gadag, Belagavi and Vijayapur districts of Karnataka for soybean, maize, tomato and sericulture technologies respectively by following Simple random sampling procedure constitutes a sample of 288 farmers. Adoption Index was calculated for each of the stages of innovation decision process of agricultural technologies. The adoption of stages of Innovation Decision process was maximum among maize seed producers and sericulture farmers compared to farmers growing soybean and tomato crops. Informal path was major path of dissemination at knowledge, decision and conformation stages across the specified technologies followed by private firm at all stages of IDP

Book Details

  • Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jan 11st, 2023
  • Pages: 204
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.47in - 0.67lb
  • EAN: 9786205632703
  • Categories: Life Sciences - Horticulture