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Adoption Assessment of production technology for paddy cultivation in Konkan region of Maharashtra


R.B. Hile, A.S. Darekar and S.B. Datrkar



Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2015, Volume : 11, Issue : 1
First page : ( 217) Last page : ( 225)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412. Online ISSN : 2322-0430.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2322-0430.2015.00023.2

Adoption assessment of production technology for paddy cultivation in Konkan region of Maharashtra

Hile R.B.*, Darekar A.S., Datrkar S.B.
Department of Agricultural Economics, MPKV, Rahuri, Maharashtra


JEL Classification: C81, Q12, Q13, Q14, Q19, Q33

Online published on 10 March, 2015.

The study revealed that the per hectare cost ‘C’ was ‘49,393.85 and BCR is 1.41, whereas the per quintal cost production was ‘1,069.78 at the overall level for improved paddy cultivation methods. Further, there was a 16.59 percent yield gap between actual yield and demonstration plot yield, in which cultural practices (11.58) have shown a stronger effect than input use (5.01). The composite index of technology adoption was worked out to 67.46 per cent indicated that the sample farmers adopted less than 30 percent recommended paddy production technology and obtained 36.65 qtls/ha yield. The contribution of different components on impact of paddy production technology in Kokan region, net returns was maximum (44.22 percent) followed by gross returns and main produce. The most important constraint in improved method of paddy cultivation has been identified as ‘high cost of seed, fertilizers and labour charges, lack of knowledge about fertilizers application, seed treatment small fragmented holding and low price to produce. The improved paddy production technology method being more skill oriented, the study has observed that yields can be made on adoption and impact sustainable if constraints are addressed on war-footing basis.

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