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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Different Constraints regarding input, production and marketing faced by farmer’s towards value addition in horticulture and vegetable crops

Author(s):
Sonia Rani, PS Shehrawat and Joginder Singh Malik
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Haryana state and two districts Hisar from southwest and Sonipat from northeast were selected, purposively. From each district, three blocks were selected randomly. Further, three villages were selected from each block making a total of 18 villages. From each village, ten farmers were selected randomly, making a total sample of 180 farmers. Hence, one hundred eighty farmers were interviewed for the study. It was found that ‘Non-availability of skillful labour/high labour charge’ was ranked Ist as per weighted mean score of 2.67, ‘No support price of produce’ was ranked Ist as per weighted mean score of 2.68, ‘Attack of insect-pests’ was ranked Ist and was found as serious causes according to weighted mean score of 2.68, ‘No guidance about post-harvest technology’ was ranked Ist as per weighted mean score of 2.77, ‘No awareness and knowledge about interest-credit facility’ was ranked Ist as per weighted mean score of 2.53 and ‘Lack of technical knowledge about the different steps in value addition of fruits and vegetables’ was ranked Ist as per weighted mean score of 2.35. To reach the results aggregates total was calculated for each statement separately and on the basis of calculated scores, mean scores and mean score percentage were obtained which were ranked according to their maximum to minimum mean score percentage for assessing the knowledge level of the farmers.
Pages: 300-304  |  370 Views  122 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sonia Rani, PS Shehrawat and Joginder Singh Malik. Different Constraints regarding input, production and marketing faced by farmer’s towards value addition in horticulture and vegetable crops. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 300-304.

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