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Vol. 10, Special Issue 7 (2021)

Study on constraints analysis of production and marketing of Aonla in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s):
Riyaz Ahmad, KK Singh, Vikas Singh Sengar, Annu, Jitendra Kumar Singh and Ajay Kumar Gautam
Abstract:
The study was conducted during the agricultural year 2019-2020. A multistage purposive cum random sampling was used to select the district, development blocks, Villages and the aonla growers. Pratapgarh district was selected purposively, two blocks namely Sadar and Sandwa Chandrika were selected purposively, 10 villages from each blocks selected purposively amd 200 aonla growers were selected randomly. Therefore orchardists of the aonla were categories into four groups based on life of the orchard viz. 0-6 years, 6-12 years, 12-24 years and 24 & above years. Percentage method was used to work out, problems and constraints in the production and marketing of aonla. The main problem and constraint in the production of aonla was problem in controlling insect-pest and disease (65.80%) followed by Shortage of human labour during peak period (65.11%), Unavailability of fertilizers and plant protection chemicals (54.28%), Shortage of credit (52.49%) and Shortage of F.Y.M. (48.21%) respectively. The problems and constraints regarding marketing aspects- the processing unit was highest being 95.34% followed by sale of aonla at distant places (94.12%), Pre harvest contractor sale provision (92.49%), Storage facilities (88.76%), Transportation facilities (82.53%) and Mal practices in the market (75.83%) respectively.
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How to cite this article:
Riyaz Ahmad, KK Singh, Vikas Singh Sengar, Annu, Jitendra Kumar Singh and Ajay Kumar Gautam. Study on constraints analysis of production and marketing of Aonla in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 286-288.

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