Titles
English : VEGETABLE GROWERS EXTENSION KNOWLEDGE NEEDS CONCERNING THE TECHNICAl RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN ISMAILIA AND SHARKIA GOVERNORATES
Arabic : الإحتياجات الإرشادية المعرفية لزراع الخضر فيما يتعلق بالتوصيات الفنية الخاصة بالإستخدام الآمن للمبيدات الزراعية بمحافظتى الإسماعيلية والشرقية
Abstract The research aimed to determine the knowledge extension needs level of vegetable growers concerning the technical recommendations for the safe use of pesticides in Ismailia and Sharkia Governorates, also to identify their sources of information about the safe use of the pesticides, in addition to identify the problems which face them releated to use of pesticides, as well as to determine the relationship between the knowledge needs degree of the respondents concerning the safe use of the pesticides and some independent studied variables, and to determine the differences between the average of knowledge needs degree of the respondents in the two studied governorates and the technical recommendations of both preparing pesticides and its use, protection from its poison, and its store. The research was conducted in Ismailia and Sharkia Governorates as a large area of cultivated vegetables. By the same criterion 3 districts in each governorate were selected, while one village was selected in each one. A random simple sample represent 10% of the growers were selected. Amounted 95 respondents from the studied villages of Ismailia and 115 respondents from Sharkia Governorate. Data were collected by using a pretested questionnaire through a personal interview from respondents. Frequencies, percentages, arithmetic means, standard deviation, coefficient of variance “T” test, chi2, coefficient of concordance were used to analyze and show data.
The results could be revealed as follows:
- High knowledge need levels of the respondents were 59.13% in Sharkia regarding the technical recommendations of the safe use of pesticides and 41.05% in Ismailia governorates.
- There were a significant differences between average of knowledge need degrees concerning the safe use of pesticides in the two studied governorates.
- The most important sources of information of the respondents in Ismalia and Sharkia Governorates were: personal experience, merchant of pesticides, and the extension agent.
- The major problems which face the respondents in Ismailia Governorate were: pesticides from unknown source, lack of experience of the extension agent, in Sharkia were: unknown pesticides, and expired pesticides.
Publication year 2017
Organization Name
City الجيزة
serial title كلية الزراعة - جامعة القاهرة
Web Page
ISSN 11107871
Author(s) from ARC
Agris Categories Extension
Publication Type Journal