RESEARCH ARTICLES

INFLUENCE OF CERTAIN SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS OF FARMERS ON ADOPTION OF BUFFALO HUSBANDRY PRACTICES IN DRY AND WET LAND AREAS
N.R. Thangavel and R. Subramanian

Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.1994. 25:68-71.

Copyright: © 1994 N.R. Thangavel et.al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

 



Abstract


The study was conducted in Periyar District of Tamilnadu by drawing sample from both dry and wet land areas. Eleven buffalo husbandry practices were considered for the level of adoption and eleven selected characteristics of fammers were considered for their influence over adoption. It can be concluded that respondents of dry area had low level of adoption and they are significantly lower than that of wet land farmers it the adoption of buffalo husbandry practices. The fammers traits such as education, income,. extension agency contact, mass media exposure, social participation and knowledge positively and significantly correlated with the adoption of buffalo husbandry practices in dry and wet land areas.