Rainy season Sorghum Technology Adoption and Impact Study in Maharashtra uri icon


  • The comprehensive analysis of adoption and impact in this study used the survey data to address farm level responses with respect to diffusion, adoption, dis-adoption, input use, crop management and unit cost reduction in rainy season sorghum production. It is aimed at any inter-linked issues in technology adoption, emerging collective or group action to capture economies of scale, agricultural intensification and commercialization. The quantitative analysis showcases the impact of rainy season sorghum improved technology in Maharashtra with understanding of the underlying socio-economic, institutional and policy drivers for technology adoption and enhanced household welfare. The main message from the comprehensive analysis is that significant research benefits have been achieved from the wide adoption of short duration improved rainy season Sorghum varieties in the rainfed regions of Maharashtra in India

publication date

  • 2016