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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

An analysis of constraints in adoption and strategies to promote the protected cultivation among the capsicum growers

Author(s):
Rajesh CM, Shivalingaiah YN and Savitha CM
Abstract:
The study was conducted in Karnataka regarding constraints and suggestions of protected cultivation capsicum growers in production and marketing of capsicum were achieved by applying mean and standard deviation. After preparing the questionnaires the data were collected by survey method pertaining to the agricultural year 2019-20. The farmers faced environmental, technical, labour, economic and marketing constraints in harnessing profitability and sustainability of this technology. The major constraints in rapid adoption were high initial investment, poor availability of quality planting material and inputs, poor post-harvest infrastructure and absence of price policy measures. All the stakeholders agreed that R&D initiatives were required to develop low cost designs and reduce the cost of cultivation under polyhouse. Farmers’ ability to successfully integrate this technology to suit their socio-economic and agro-ecological conditions would further affect its profitability and sustainability.
Pages: 1675-1679  |  619 Views  432 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rajesh CM, Shivalingaiah YN and Savitha CM. An analysis of constraints in adoption and strategies to promote the protected cultivation among the capsicum growers. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1675-1679.

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