Increasing the Farmers' Educational Level in Plant Protection

Miranda Tserodze, Nikoloz Meskhi
2010 Artvin Çoruh Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi  
Plant protection has been recognized to be a sustainable method for pest and disease prevention, monitoring and control. Farmers' knowledge and participation are key elements of achieving this approach. The purpose of this study was to assess farmers' knowledge and skills of plant protection. The study was conducted in the Khelvachauri region of Georgia using a case study through qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques such as participatory observations, structured and
more » ... tured interviews, focus groups, and transect walks with the farmers. The general objectives of the study were also to help farmers to increase their knowledge in plant protection. The result shoved, that after training farmers knowledge in plant protection was increase and it was basis on income of agriculture.
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