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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Perceived effectiveness of drip irrigation system on turmeric growers of Hingoli district

Author(s):
Gore Shreyash Umesh, DD Suradkar and PG Jambhule
Abstract:
The present study was undertaken in the Kalamnuri and Vasmat tehsils of Hingoli district in Maharastra’s Marathwada region, with the goal of determining perceived effectiveness of drip irrigation system on turmeric growers. From each selected tehsil six villages were selected randomly, thus total 120 respondents were selected randomly from 12 villages, ten respondents from each village. This study used an ex-post-facto medium research design.
The majority of respondents had medium farming experience (68.33%), primary level of education (32.50%), semi-medium land holding (40.00%), medium annual income (68.33%), high social participation (45.00%), medium extension contact (65.83%), using medium sources of information (51.66%), medium risk orientation (55.00%) and medium market orientation (58.34%).
According to findings, the majority of respondents (45.83%) belonged to high perceived effectiveness category while, (32.50%) from medium perceived effect- iveness category and only (21.66%) respondents belonged to low perceived effectiveness category.
Independent variables like farming experience, education, risk orientation discovered to be positive and significant relationship with perceived effectiveness of drip irrigation system on turmeric growers. Variables like land holding, annual income, social participation, extension contact, sources of information, market orientation had found positive and highly significant relationship with perceived effectiveness of drip irrigation system.
Regarding multiple regression analysis selected independent variables of perceived effectiveness of drip irrigation system on turmeric growers found to the extent of (43.66%)
The major problems faced by the respondents of Hingoli district was drip irrigation system is not suitable in undulated topography (86.66%), while (69.16%) respondents reported, a small amount of Government subsidy available for drip irrigation system, whereas (54.16%) of the respondents reported information about various schemes is not available regarding the availability of drip irrigation system.
Foremost part majority of the respondents (84.16%) suggested to various spare parts of drip irrigation system should be made available at taluka level, while (74.16%) of respondents suggested to grants and loans should be provided by the government for the purchase of the drip irrigation system set.
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How to cite this article:
Gore Shreyash Umesh, DD Suradkar, PG Jambhule. Perceived effectiveness of drip irrigation system on turmeric growers of Hingoli district. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):1863-1865.

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