INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCE
ISSN : 2320-7051
International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 4
First page : (233) Last page : (240)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-6775
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
*Corresponding Author E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.6775