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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Study on profile of sweet orange grower

Author(s):
Hiwarale AS, Manvar VS, Vaidya NG, Sakhare SS and Gohade GR
Abstract:
The present study was conducted on "Technological gap in adoption of recommended cultivation practices of Sweet orange growers" to find out the socio-economic characteristick of sweet orange grower. The present study was purposively conducted in Jalna district of Marathwada region in 2021-22. The study was conducted in purposively selected Jalna, Ghansawangi and Ambad taluka. The sample constituted 120 sweet orange growers from 12 villages. Ex-post facto research design was used for present study. Data from the respondents were collected by personally interviewing with the help of structured and pretested interview schedule. Collected data were classified, tabulated and analyzed by using statistical methods or tools like frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and correlation of coefficient. Among the 120 selected sweet orange grower’s majority i.e., more than half (67.50%) of sweet orange growers have medium farming experience, 37.50 percent of the sweet orange growers were educated up to Secondary school level. It was reported that, less than half of the sweet orange growers 41.67 percent possessed semi medium category of land holding. The findings also indicated that 80.83 percent possessed small size of orchard up to 2 ha. Maximum percentage of sweet orange growers i.e., 79.17 percent belonging to medium annual income Category, 55.83 percent of the sweet orange growers belonged to medium extension contact category. It is revealed that 61.67 percent of the sweet orange growers had medium level of sources of information. Majority i.e., 65.83 percent of the sweet orange growers were having medium level of risk orientation. More than half of the sweet orange growers 63.33 percent belong to medium social participation category. More than half i.e., 60.83 percent of the sweet orange xiv growers had medium level market orientation.
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How to cite this article:
Hiwarale AS, Manvar VS, Vaidya NG, Sakhare SS, Gohade GR. Study on profile of sweet orange grower. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):1442-1444.

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