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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 4
First page : (233) Last page : (240)
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Knowledge and Attitude of Farmers towards Pesticides Use in Paddy Crop of Ahmedabad District

Inayathaider A. Momin*, Alpesh K. Leua and G. J. Rana

ASPEE Agribusiness Management (AABMI), NAU, Navsari
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Received: 25.07.2018 | Revised: 22.08.2018 | Accepted: 28.08.2018  



India is second largest populated country and also keep pace with population growth, there is a continuing need to increase food production, Apart from High Yielding Seeds, chemical fertilizers, irrigation; pesticides played a very important role in enabling the increase food production. The paper aim to study knowledge and attitude of farmers  towards pesticide use in paddy crop of Ahmedabad district. For that two hundred respondents selected for the study. The study conclude  that medium to low level of knowledge about optimal use of pesticides and moderately favourable attitude towards the use of pesticides, the age, education, farming experience were positively, highly and significantly correlated with their knowledge about use of pesticides. The land holding, annual income were positively and highly significantly correlated with attitude toward use of pesticides.

Key words: Knowledge, Attitude, Correlation, Significant, Pesticide use.

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Cite this article: Momin, I.A., Leua, A.K. and Rana, G.J., Knowledge and Attitude of Farmers towards Pesticides Use in Paddy Crop of Ahmedabad District, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(4): 233-240 (2018). doi: