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Scientific rationality and perceived effectiveness of indigenous technical knowledge on coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) cultivation in Kerala.
We documented 129 traditional practices (indigenous technical knowledge, ITK) on coconut cultivation in Kerala. Aspects such as collection and storage of seed nuts (20.15%), cultural operationsExpand
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Relative importance of Farmers’ Characteristics in Predicting their Knowledge about Indigenous Agricultural Practices
This study was conducted to identify the farmers’ characteristics that act as  factors in influencing their knowledge on indigenous agricultural practices. The study was conducted in the state ofExpand
Consumer choice of branded agro-processed products in Kannur municipality of Kerala state
A survey was conducted among 150 household consumers of Kannur municipality in northern Kerala to identify the factors influencing purchase decision/consumer choice of branded agro-processed productsExpand
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Socio-technical system analysis of indigenous crop production practices for banana (Musa spp.)
ABSTRACT The present study, undertaken in the state of Kerala, India, documented 111 Indigenous Crop Production Practices (ICPPs; traditional practices) for banana and most of the practices wereExpand
A standardised knowledge test to measure the extent of knowledge of agricultural extension personnel on m-tools
A standardised teacher made test for assessing the extent of knowledge of agricultural extension on m-tools was developed using the item analysis procedure. Expand
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Market trends of Titanium Dioxide by Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd
This book presents the market trends of Titanium Dioxide (Rutile) pigment (TiO2) by the Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd. (KMML). The production and price of TiO2 showed a fluctuating trend during theExpand
Determinants of the effectiveness of 'agriclinics and agribusiness centres scheme' in Kerala.
To identify the socio-psychological characteristics of graduate trainees in agriculture contributing to the effectiveness of ‘Agriclinics and Agribusiness Scheme’, a survey of 60 trainees from theExpand
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Effect of green manuring on sustainable productivity and soil fertility
Farmer’s Field condition experiments were conducted on an application of green manures deals with increasing the yield with green manure frequency and also increase the status of soil organic carbon,Expand