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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Marketing problems faced by small onion variety CO (On) 5 growers of Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu

Author(s):
Bharath S, Premavathi R, Balasubramaniam P and Gangai Selvi R
Abstract:
Onion (Allium cepa L.) is one of the major vegetables in Indian food. In India, Tamil Nadu is one of the major producers of small onion. Perambalur district is the top most producer of small onion in Tamil Nadu. Small onion producing farmers faced many problems in marketing aspects. This research was conducted to study the marketing problems of small onion variety CO (On) 5 and to overcome the same. It was conducted in four small onion producing villages of Alattur block which produced more quantity of small onion than other blocks of Perambalur district. Proportionate random sampling technique was used to select 120 respondents from the selected four villages of Alathur block. They were surveyed using a well-structured interview schedule. The data were analyzed using the frequency and percentage analysis. The major problems were low price for onion and price fluctuation. The suggestions were given to overcome these problems.
Pages: 1235-1237  |  366 Views  151 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Bharath S, Premavathi R, Balasubramaniam P and Gangai Selvi R. Marketing problems faced by small onion variety CO (On) 5 growers of Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 1235-1237.

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