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Vol. 10, Special Issue 2 (2021)

Constraints experienced by the onion seed producers regarding the onion seed production in Akola district of Maharashtra state

Author(s):
NP Jangwad, KM Gaware, NM Kale, PP Bhople, SP Salame, PK Wakle and DM Mankar
Abstract:
The present research was undertaken on topic "Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Onion Seed Producers” in Akola district of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state’ purposively on the basis of major area under Onion seed production. An exploratory design of social research was used for present study aims at assessing the entrepreneurial behaviour of Onion seed producers. Two talukas namely Akola and Patur of Akola district was selected for the study as they are having major area under Onion seed production and based on highest cultivable area. From each of the selected taluka’s five villages was selected purposively based on highest area under Onion seed production. Thus, total ten villages were selected for the study, total 120 Onion seed producers constitute the sample size for the study. 60 respondents were selected form Akola and Patur talukas each.
The findings of the research study revealed that Most of the constraints faced by Onion seed producers were high incidence of pest and diseases (63.33%), followed by 57.50 per cent of the respondents expressed that they have unknown about how to remove off type plants and 53.33 per cent of the respondents expressed that they were not getting proper knowledge about seed treatment. Further 49.17 per cent respondents facing problems of lack of availability of labour in time. Rest 45.00 per cent of the respondents expressed that insurance is not availed for Onion seed production.
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How to cite this article:
NP Jangwad, KM Gaware, NM Kale, PP Bhople, SP Salame, PK Wakle and DM Mankar. Constraints experienced by the onion seed producers regarding the onion seed production in Akola district of Maharashtra state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(2S): 76-78.
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