Knowledge of Potato Growers About Improved Potato Production Technology in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya

Authors

  • Aibanroy Lyngkhoi Research Scholar, Dept of Agril. Extensioin & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India
  • Dipak Kumar Bose Associate Professor, Dept of Agril. Extension & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India
  • Jahanara Professor and Head, Dept of Agril. Extension & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Keywords:

Knowledge, Improved Potato Production Technology

Abstract

The study was conducted in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya to measure the knowledge level of potato growers about improved production technology. A total number of 120 respondents were selected randomly from ten villages under Mylliem block because productivity, production and area under potato cultivation were found to be maximum. The data were collected by personnel interview method by using pre- tested interview schedule and later appropriate statistical analysis was done to find out the meaningful results.  The findings of the study revealed that majority (61.67%) of the respondents belonged to the middle- aged group, 67.50 per cent of the respondents mainly depended on agriculture as their main occupation and 47.50 per cent of the respondents had an educational attainment up to primary level. The findings also revealed that majority (50.83%) of the respondents had medium level of knowledge towards improved potato production technology followed by 30% and 19.17% of the respondents with low and high levels of knowledge respectively.

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DOI: 10.47856/ijaast.2021.v08i9.007

Author Biographies

Aibanroy Lyngkhoi, Research Scholar, Dept of Agril. Extensioin & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Research Scholar, Dept of Agril. Extensioin & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Dipak Kumar Bose, Associate Professor, Dept of Agril. Extension & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Associate Professor, Dept of Agril. Extension & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Jahanara, Professor and Head, Dept of Agril. Extension & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Professor and Head, Dept of Agril. Extension & Comm. SHUATS, Prayagraj, 211007, India

Published

2021-09-12