Black gram (Vigna mungo) is a pulse crop
belongs to family leguminacea. The study was conducted
during 2019-20 to assess the socio-economic
characteristics of respondents orientation in
Yemmiganur block of Kurnool district of Andhra
Pradesh. Total 120 respondents were selected randomly
from 6 villages and results revealed that improved
production practices of black gram were medium. The
analysis showed that majority of the respondents had
medium level of age group, possess education at primary
school, medium land size holders, only farming as an
occupation, medium annual incomers with small family
size, medium extension contact, medium mass media
exposure, medium market and risk orientation.
Keywords : Socio-economic characteristics, Black gram production practices, Adoption, Correlation, Regression.