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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Socio-economic status of cotton farmers in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana

Author(s):
Barre Jyothsna Priyadarshini, DK Sinha, Nasim Ahmed, KM Singh, Mahesh Kumar and SP Singh
Abstract:
Cotton (Gossypium spp.), also known as the "white gold" or "king of fibres," is inextricably linked to human civilization. It has a significant impact on India's economy. In the years 2019-2020, an investigation was conducted in the Bhadradri Kothagudem area of Telangana. The research identified the socioeconomic characteristics of the cotton growers. Having analyzed the findings based on the information collected, it is important, to sum up the most growers of cotton (38.33 percent) Was in the middle age (36 to 58), the Increased percentage of these (43.33 percent) have been trained up to middle-level. The increased percentage (62.40 percent) had a small landholding size (1 to 2 hectares). The higher percentage of cotton growers (43.33%) possessed high knowledge of cotton production practices and had a medium level of farming experience (69.16%). The largest number of respondents belongs to joint families (50 percent), while 33.33 percent of growers fall just under the level of low annual earnings (50,001 to 1,00,000/-). It may be concluded that only 37.50 percent of cotton growers were solely engaged in agriculture as their primary occupation.
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How to cite this article:
Barre Jyothsna Priyadarshini, DK Sinha, Nasim Ahmed, KM Singh, Mahesh Kumar and SP Singh. Socio-economic status of cotton farmers in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 1699-1703.

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