European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience

European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience


European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience
European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience
Vol. 1, Issue 2 (2013)

A study on adoption behaviour of senna growers


Dr. R Muthukumar

Dindigul and Tuticorin have suitable agro-climatic conditions for cultivation of medicinal plants. There is a need to take up a systematic approach towards cultivation of medicinal plants to provide a consistent supply of medicinal plant produce of international quality. The farmer in his day to day business uses a wide range of resourced. Within this view, the present paper has been taken up with the adoption of senna technologies. In view of this, Dindigul district was selected purposively for the analysis of production and marketing of senna. The purposive sampling technique was used to select one block in the Dindigul district. The extent of adoption of senna cultivation practices by the respondents nine major senna cultivation practices were selected in consultation with the extension officials, researchers and based on the available literature. More than fifty per cent of the respondents had medium level of adoption followed nearly one-third of the respondent who had high level of adoption.
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