Development of Scale to Measure Attitude of Farmers towards Plant Protection Measures

Kundan Kumar, Wapangtoshi Longkumer
2019 International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences  
Plant protection measures is the essential component of farming which play important role in saving the crops from diseases and insect-pest, therefore agricultural extension have a big role to play in finding the solution and providing it to the end users to get the technology disseminated at the earliest possible time with appropriate application, for which a scale was developed to measure the attitude of farmer towards plant protection measures based on Likert"s techniques. A total of 50
more » ... ments were prepared, and these statements were administered to the 30 number of farmer from non-sample area from two villages each covering of 15 farmers. A final list of 11 Statements were selected based on the "t" values (≥1.745) obtained from the item analysis. K e y w o r d s Attitude, Farmers, Plant protection measures, Scale
doi:10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.271 fatcat:gkxgy3rczrfo5fp6sblr65afe4