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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

Constraints associated with the organic paddy production and suggestions for enhancing the organic paddy production: A study in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
Rajendra Kumar Verma and Ashutosh Shrivastava
Abstract:
In this study, the researcher conducted a research study among the certified organic paddy producers in the Jabalpur district. In the present study, a multistage sampling technique was used. The primary data was collected through the survey method during agricultural year 2017-18. From selected district three blocks namely Patan, Sihora and Jabalpur were selected. From each selected block one village was selected. From each selected village 25 certified organic paddy producers selected i.e.75 respondents were selected. In this study, the simple mean and percentage were applied to analyze the data. The major constraints faced by the respondents were the ‘absence of premium price for organic produce in the local market’ (100%), ‘lack of market for organic produce’ (100%), ‘lack of bio-pesticide’ (70.58%), ‘incidence of pest & diseases’ (50.98%), ‘lack of biofertilizer’ (48.05%) etc. and suggested that ‘Subsidy should be given directly into the farmers' bank account’ (100%), ‘MSP for organic produce (94.11%), ‘Market for organic produce should be made available’ (88.23%), ‘timely availability of organic inputs must be ensured’ (76.47%) etc.
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How to cite this article:
Rajendra Kumar Verma, Ashutosh Shrivastava. Constraints associated with the organic paddy production and suggestions for enhancing the organic paddy production: A study in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):1013-1015.

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