Assessment of Farmers Perception on the Application of Chemical Fertilizers and Organic Manures in Chuadanga Region

Authors

  • SMA Iqbal Soil Resources Development Institute, Jessore
  • MA Sattar Department of Environmental Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
  • N Islam Department of Agronomy, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
  • GM M Islam Soil Resources Development Institute, Jessore
  • MRA Mollah On farm Research Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Bogra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jesnr.v7i2.22207

Keywords:

Chemical fertilizers, Farmers, Knowledge, Organic manures

Abstract

The study was conducted in January to March 2012 of two villages of Alamdanga upazila under Chuadanga district to observe the knowledge of farmers about using the chemical fertilizers and organic manure and also to determine the awar eness of the farmers towards the use of the chemical fertilizers and the use of organic manure. In order to conduct this research, a questionnaire survey was carried out and interview was taken total 100 farmers. This paper describes some findings that around 19% of the farmers had highly favorable attitude while 66% had moderately favorable attitude and 15% had slightly favorable attitude towards the use of chemical fertilizers and organic manure. Moreover by this research it is suggested that the education and annual income can change the attitude of farmers in the field of crop cultivation.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jesnr.v7i2.22207

J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources, 7(2): 69-72 2014

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2015-02-14

How to Cite

Iqbal, S., Sattar, M., Islam, N., Islam, G. M., & Mollah, M. (2015). Assessment of Farmers Perception on the Application of Chemical Fertilizers and Organic Manures in Chuadanga Region. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 7(2), 69–72. https://doi.org/10.3329/jesnr.v7i2.22207

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