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Vol. 12, Special Issue 12 (2023)

Constraints faced by sugarcane growers in Sindhudurg district

Author(s):
Desai AV, Maske KV and Zhagde PM
Abstract:
The study explored Training needs of sugarcane growers in Sindhudurg district. Sindhudurg district were purposively selected from Konkan region of Maharashtra state on the basis of maximum area under cultivation. Two talukas viz., Vaibhavwadi and Kankavli from Sindhudurg district were selected purposively based on maximum area under sugarcane cultivation and five villages from each taluka were selected. From each village twelve respondents were selected randomly. The constituting total sample size is 120. The Ex-post-facto research design was used for the study. A properly organized questionnaire designed for study was used for collecting the data from respondents through personal interview method. The data collections from the respondents were edited tabulated and analyzed using suitable statistical tools like frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, chi-square and Kendall’s coefficient of concordance. The study noticed that, the constraints faced by the sugarcane growers had majority areas of rate offered by sugar factories are non-remunerative with highest mean rank (7.86) followed by no timely harvesting by sugar factory crew (7.61), scarcity of labour (7.34), loss due to wild animals (5.63), untimely and inadequate availability of irrigation water from canal and river (5.48) and least constraints faced by respondents were unavailability of different types of fertilizer ((3.49), small size of land holding (2.61), difficulties in securing planting material of improved varieties (2.55) and inadequate knowledge of pests and diseases (2.45).
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How to cite this article:
Desai AV, Maske KV and Zhagde PM. Constraints faced by sugarcane growers in Sindhudurg district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(12S): 1543-1545.

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