Influencing the Knowledge Level of the Fish Farmers in Southern Karnataka

Nagarajaiah, C S and Biradar, R S and Gowda, S and Ojha, S N and Shyam, S Salim (2005) Influencing the Knowledge Level of the Fish Farmers in Southern Karnataka. Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 18 (2). pp. 415-421.

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Abstract

For the purpose of present investigation a teacher made knowledge test was constructed to measure the knowledge of the respondents about composite fish culture practices. The analysis clearly revealed that, the education and socio-economlc status were favorable psychological and communication variables played and important roles. However, amongst these psychological, communication and socio-economic variables, innovative proneness, scientific orientation and size of holdings were obtained as the determining factors in the multiple regression analysis. Further, path analysis revealed that scientific orientation through innovative proneness was giving direct effect on the knowledge level of farmers.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Knowledge Level; Fish Farmers; Southern Karnataka
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:7944
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:05 Mar 2011 17:16
Last Modified:05 Mar 2011 17:16

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