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Vol. 12, Issue 3 (2023)

Constraints in production, marketing and processing of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in Nuh district of Haryana

Author(s):
Raj Kumar, Ekta, Ajay Kumar, Sonal Vishnoi and Nirmal Kumar
Abstract:
The cultivated tomato, Solanum lycopersicum L., is the world’s most highly consumed vegetable due to its status as a basic ingredient in a large variety of raw, cooked or processed foods. It belongs to the family Solanaceae, which includes several other commercially important species. Tomato is grown worldwide for local use or as an export crop. The present investigation was carried out to study the constraints faced by farmers in production, marketing and processing of tomato. For study purpose Nuh district of Haryana state having the highest production under tomato cultivation, were purposively selected. Further the Tauru block was selected for sampling and a total of thirty tomato farmers from various villages in this block were selected randomly. The primary data for the agriculture year 2017-18 were collected by personal interviews of the selected farmers with the help of specially designed schedule. The results of the study were indicated that 90.00 percent of the respondents were claiming high cost of seed, difficulty in identifying the pests and diseases (86.67%), inadequate of appropriate credit facilities (80.00%), existence of large number of intermediaries in marketing process (76.67%), higher rate of charges power and fuels (86.67%), problems in the arrangement of finance (83.33%), fluctuation in raw material and procurement (80.00%).
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How to cite this article:
Raj Kumar, Ekta, Ajay Kumar, Sonal Vishnoi, Nirmal Kumar. Constraints in production, marketing and processing of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in Nuh district of Haryana. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(3):4309-4312.

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