Bookcover of Farmers' response to Integrated Plant Nutrition System
Booktitle:

Farmers' response to Integrated Plant Nutrition System

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2012-12-01 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8383-5294-7

ISBN-10:
3838352947
EAN:
9783838352947
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
The main purpose of this study was to determine response of the farmers towards Integrated Plant Nutrition System (IPNS). Ninety respondents were selected following two-stage proportionate random sampling technique. The study also aimed at explaining the assessment of the present status of IPNS at farmers level. The findings indicated that most of the respondents were middle aged (66.7%) had primary level of education (61.1%), had small farm size (60%) and a small family size (51.1%). The respondents had medium extension contact (58.9%) and medium organizational participation (55.6%). It was also found that most of the respondents were early adopters (42.2%) with a medium knowledge on IPNS. The respondents had favorable attitude with medium to high response (68%) towards IPNS. Moreover, education, extension contact, cosmopoliteness, innovativeness and balanced fertilizer use had strong and positive relationship with the knowledge, attitude and skill of the respondents to IPNS. Farmers’ extension contact and their innovativeness contributed significantly to develop their favorable response to IPNS. Among the problems shortage of cowdung were more predominant.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Shaikh Shamim Hasan
Number of pages:
104
Published on:
2012-12-01
Stock:
Available
Category:
Agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishery, nutrition
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
Soil fertility, Farmers' response, Integrated Plant Nutrition System

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