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Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development
Year : 2010, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 57) Last page : ( 59)
Print ISSN : 2230-9047.

Association between Socio-personal Characteristics and Knowledge, Attitude of Farmers towards Wheat Cultivation

Singh S.P., Singh Jogender, Singh V.K., Bansal Vishakha1,1

College of Agriculture, Kundeshwar Road, Tikamgarh-472 001 (M.P.)

1KVK Jhalawar, MPUAT, Udaipur-313 001, Rajasthan

2R.B.S. College, Bichpuri, Agra, 282 003 (U.P.)

Received:  September,  2010; Revised:  November,  2010.


A survey was carried out to study the socio- personal characteristics, knowledge and attitude of wheat cultivating farmers among 300 respondents of Aligarh district Uttar Pradesh. Majority of the farmers were of low socioeconomic belong to 31 to 45 years age group, educated upto middle to intermediate, living in nuclear type of family system. A significant and positive correlation was found between education, income, size of holding, social participation, farm power, urban contact and socio- economic status with knowledge and attitude of the farmers.



Wheat cultivation, correlates of knowledge and attitutde.


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