Extent of Adoption of House terrace Cultivation of Urban dwellers of Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, Kerala

Greeshma Udayan, Sreedaya Gopinathan Sarojini amma

Abstract


This paper assesses the adoption of recommended practices for house terrace cultivation in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation of Kerala by the urban dwellers. Majority of the urban dwellers came under medium level of adoption of recommended practices for house terrace cultivation of Kerala Agricultural University. With respect to Rogers’ adoption curve, categorisation of respondents was done on the basis of adoption of the recommended practices for house terrace cultivation of Kerala Agricultural University The results revealed that there was high percentage of respondents in the early adopter category.


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House terrace cultivation; Extent of adoption; Urban dwellers; Kerala Agricultural University; Recommended practice; Adopter categories; Kerala

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2018.1.30.6008-6013

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