FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ADOPTION OF RABI VEGETABLE CROPS BY THE FARMERS OF BISHNUPUR DISTRICT, MANIPUR
The study was conducted on 150 farmers randomly selected from five villages under community Development block of Bishnupur district, Manipur. To find out the important factors responsible for adoption of Rabi vegetable crops by the farmers, 12 independent variables and one dependent variable were selected for the study. Data were collected by personal interview method in the months of February to March 2014 by the researcher. For analysis of the data, coefficient of correlation analysis was followed. It was found that educational status, annual income, use of mass media, economic motivation and innovative proneness were positively correlated and significant whereas age, operational land holding and risk orientation was negative significant relation with adoption of rabi vegetable crops.