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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 1, January 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Training Needs Of Turmeric Growers In Namakkal District

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AUTHOR(S)

Shanmugaraja. P., V. Prabhudoss, M.Samuthra, S.Jawahar

 

KEYWORDS

Turmeric, Training needs, Cultivation practices, Knowledge Level, Turmeric farmers.

 

ABSTRACT

The present investigation “Training Needs of Turmeric Growers in Namakkal District” was designed to study the profile characteristics of turmeric growers and to measure the knowledge level, training needs and the associated factors. This study also covered appropriate season, venue, type, frequency and duration of training as perceived by turmeric growers. Keeping this in view, the study was carried out in selected five villages of Erumapatty and Namagiripettai blocks of Namakkal district. The sample size consisted of 120 turmeric growers. The respondents were interviewed personally through a well structured and pre-tested interview schedule. Arithmetic mean, percentage analysis, cumulative frequency, zero order correlation and multiple regressions were used to analyze the collected data Majority of the turmeric growers attended one training programme and had moderate knowledge on recommended turmeric cultivation practices. Majority of the turmeric growers expressed huge level of training needs for two major subject areas viz., ‘rhizome treatment’ and ‘disease management’. Majority of the turmeric growers preferred to have training during the cropping season in their own village for two days duration. Majority of the farmers preferred to have training during the cropping season in their own village for two days duration. Majority of the respondents preferred to have peripatetic type of training once in a month.

 

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