Perception and adoption of soil testing of the farmers with respect their socio-economic character: A study in Cooch Behar District Perception and adoption of soil testing of the farmers with respect their socio-economic character: A study in Cooch Behar District

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Das G

Abstract

Soil testing is essential part of every farmer.
Different government organisation took initiative to
aware the farmer about soil testing. Farmers were
perceived and Adopting soil test. But still a problem
was found by Cooch Behar Krishi Vigyan Kendra that
farmer adoption and perception of soil testing were
not homogeneous. So a study was conducted at
Gopalpur village in Coochbehar district, West Bengal
to know the farmer perception and adoption of soil
testing with their socio-economic variable. The data
were collected during February, 2016. The research
design was followed in the study was survey
research method. The sample size of the study was
100.The dependent variables of this study were
perception and adoption and independent variables
were age, gender, number of family member, caste,
land holding, education and annual income. The
descriptive statistics like frequency, percentage,
range were used for the investigation. This study had
shown the relation of the perception and adoption
of soil testing with the different independent
variable.

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G, Das. Perception and adoption of soil testing of the farmers with respect their socio-economic character: A study in Cooch Behar District. Agricultural Extension Journal (AEXTJ), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 22-30, sep. 2017. ISSN 2521-0408. Available at: <http://aextj.com/index.php/aextj/article/view/5>. Date accessed: 18 june 2019.
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