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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (324) Last page : (329)
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A Critical Study on the Factors Responsible For Being Unreached by the Farmers towards Recommended Crop Production Technologies

R. Sureshverma*, G. Samuel and I. Sreenivasa Rao

1Ph. D Scholar 2014-17, 2,3Professors, Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture,
Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, R’Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana)
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Received: 11.02.2018  |  Revised: 24.03.2018   |  Accepted: 1.04.2018  



The economic contribution of Indian Agriculture is declining over a period.  More than 70 per cent of population is depending on agriculture for sustainable livelihood and about 60 per cent of total net sown area is under rainfed agriculture (GK Today, 2014) and stands first in value of rainfed products. Since, majority were belonged to rainfed agriculture, they were not utilized the farm related services provided through formal extension system even after implementation of many programmes. Hence, the present study carried-out with the objective i.e., “to find out the factors responsible for being unreached by the farmers”. It is very interesting to note that, the seven factors viz., behavioural (intrinsic), intellectual, economic,posteriori knowledge, conservative cosmopolitan, stuffed or conservative and social participation were found to be contributing more for unreachedness.

Key words: Unreached farmers, Factors and Unreachedness.

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Cite this article: Sureshverma, R., Samuel, G., and Sreenivasa Rao, I., A Critical Study on the Factors Responsible for Being Unreached by the Farmers towards Recommended Crop Production Technologies, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 324-329 (2018). doi: