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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Role of women in nutrition gardening

Dr. Jayashree S, Maruthesha AM, Bhagirathi L and Basavarajappa Bhogi
The survey was conducted in three villages of Shivamogga taluk viz., Abbalagere, Kommanalu and Sugur. Hundred women were selected to know the role of women in gardening and also to elicit information on awareness, interest and participation of women in nutritional gardening. Higher percentage of women in the age group of 31-40 years had awareness, interest and also participated in nutritional gardening. Awareness, interest and participation were more in the female belonging to nuclear family. No women involved in ploughing, seed treatment, plant treatment, fertilizer application and pesticides and weedicides application. 100 per cent of women showed interest in sowing of seed, raising vegetable nursery and also in collecting harvested product. Around 80 per cent of women applied manures and fertilizers, involved in preparing compost and farm manure and also in reaping fruits and vegetables. Around 54 per cent women involved in watering the plants,50 per cent in storage of seeds, 24 per cent in land preparation, 22 per cent in hoeing and weeding. It is interesting to note 25 per cent of women involved in fruit and vegetable processing.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Jayashree S, Maruthesha AM, Bhagirathi L and Basavarajappa Bhogi. Role of women in nutrition gardening. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 289-291.

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