Integrated Pest Management Technology in Cotton in Parbhani District of Maharashtra State: An Economic Analysis

R. S. Ladane *

Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Latur, VNMKV, Parbhani, India.

S. H. Kamble

College of Agriculture, Latur, VNMKV, Parbhani, India.

R. D. Shelke

College of Agriculture, Latur, VNMKV, Parbhani, India.

P. A. Dive

College of Agriculture, Latur, VNMKV, Parbhani, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The present investigation pertinent to this study was conducted in Manwat and Parbhani tahasil of Parbhani district. For the present study 70 cotton growers who follows IPM technology were selected in consultation with KVK subject matter specialists, Officials of State Agriculture department and Extension Agronomists. Further the sample of 70 farmers were divided into three categories viz., Low adopters, medium adopters, high adopters, based on their levels of adoption. To assess extent of adoption of various IPM technology of cotton the concept of TAI was used According to the study, only 17.14 per cent respondents were high level of IPM technology adopters, 14.28 per cent have adopted IPM at low level while highest i.e. 68.57 per cent farmers had adopted IPM technology at medium level.

Keywords: Adoption level, IPM, TAI, cotton


How to Cite

Ladane , R. S., Kamble , S. H., Shelke , R. D., & Dive , P. A. (2024). Integrated Pest Management Technology in Cotton in Parbhani District of Maharashtra State: An Economic Analysis . Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 30(3), 172–176. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2024/v30i31869

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