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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Profile of turmeric farmers in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh

Author(s):
S Sravani, SV Prasad, PLRJ Praveena and G Karuna Sagar
Abstract:
The present study was conducted at Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh with the objective to study the profile of turmeric farmers. Ex post facto research design was used for the study. Two mandals of Kadapa district namely Mydukur and Duvvur were purposively selected based on the highest area under turmeric cultivation and data was collected from a randomly drawn sample of 90 respondents by personal interview method. The results revealed that majority of the turmeric farmers were in middle age (53.33%), possessed less than 2.5 acres of the area under turmeric cultivation (54.44%), medium level of farming experience (64.44%), completed high school education (38.89%), medium economic status (78.89%), medium level of material possession (60.00%), medium level of extension contact (68.89%), medium level of training received (72.22%), medium level of achievement motivation (70.00%) and medium level of social interaction (74.44%).
Pages: 298-301  |  452 Views  225 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Sravani, SV Prasad, PLRJ Praveena and G Karuna Sagar. Profile of turmeric farmers in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 298-301.
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