Adoption Behaviour of ELS cotton growers in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu

Deepika M, Asokhan M, Usharani S

Abstract


The present study was taken up to analyse the adoption behaviour of ELS cotton growers in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The study was taken up in two blocks of Vellore district namely, Tirupattur and Kandhili blocks. The data were collected from 132 cotton growers using a well structured interview schedule and analysed.The study revealed that less than two- thirds of the respondents had medium level of adoption followed by high and low levels.


Keywords


Cotton technologies; Cotton growers; Adoption; Tamil Nadu

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http://www.nfsm.gov.in/StatusPaper/CottonStatus2017.pdf




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2018.1.30.6025-6030

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