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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 5
First page : (102) Last page : (107)
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Extent Gap in Adoption of Recommended Chilli Cultivation by the Farmers

I. Venkata Reddy1*, P. K.Wakle2, N. R. Koshti3, R. Sardhar4, N. P. Jangwad5,
A. M. Sonkamble6 and A. S. Tingrae7

1M.Sc., Student, Department Of Extension Education,
2Professor and Chief Editor, Directorate Of Extension Education,
3M.Sc., Student, Department Of Extension Education,
4Assistant Professor, Department Of Extension Education,
5Professor, Department Of Horticulture,
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, Maharashtra
3Professor, Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Nagpur
7Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Agriculture, Sonapur, Gadchiroli
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Received: 17.08.2018  |  Revised: 23.09.2018   |  Accepted: 28.09.2018   



Chilli is considered as one of the commercial spices crop and It is most widely used universal spice, named as wonder spice a good source of vitamin C, A, E, flavor and aroma. India is the largest producer and contributes 25 per cent to total world production. It is also largest consumer and exporter of Chilli, it is grown in almost all states of the country. Keeping these facts in view the present study is entitled as “Extent gap in adoption of recommended chill cultivation by the farmers” .The present study   was carried out during the year 2016-17 in the Bhiwapur panchayat samiti of Nagpur district of Maharashtra. Ten villages were selected on the basis of highest area under chilli cultivation. From each selected village fifteen respondents were purposively selected thus, total of 150 farmers were selected for the study. By following the “Ex-Post-Facto” design of social research was used for the study. Study reveals that in case of nursery management lowest adoption gap (30.00%) was found in size of seed bed and Seed rate, highest adoption gap (94.66%) was found in seed treatment. Similarly In case of main field cultivation lowest adoption gap (21.33%) was found in time of transplanting, highest adoption gap level (90.00%) was found in disease management and majority of the respondents i.e. (76.00%) were having medium level of adoption gap.
Key words: Adoption gap, Ex-Post-Facto, Chilli production technology, Nursery management, Main Field cultivation

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Cite this article: Reddy, I.V., Wakle, P.K., Koshti, N.R., Sardhar, R., Jangwad, N.P., Sonkamble, A.M. and Tingrae, A.S., Extent Gap in Adoption of Recommended Chilli Cultivation by the Farmers, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(5): 102-107 (2018). doi: