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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Socio-personal and psychological profile of farmers with reference to crop diversification in Chhattisgarh plains

Author(s):
Anjay Singh, MA Khan, B Saxena and Shilpa Beck
Abstract:
Crop diversification is a sustainable strategy for ecological sustainability, agricultural development, income growth, poverty alleviation, and employment. It improves food security, nutrition, income growth, and income alleviation. The present research had been conducted with the objective to study the personal, socio-economic and psychological characteristics of farmers. Exploratory research design has been followed in the study. The Maximum irrigated and rainfed ecosystem respondents belonged to the age range of 36 to 55 years, majority belonged to other backward classes in the irrigated ecosystem, and the majority of rainfed ecosystem respondents belonged to scheduled tribes. The majority of respondents in the irrigated ecosystem were found to be primary school educated, while those in the rainfed ecosystem were found to be high school educated. Both ecosystem respondents used to reside in medium-sized families and semi pucca houses and had 16 to 60 years of farming experience with members of one organization. The majority of respondents in both ecosystems have a medium level of economic motivation, a medium level of scientific orientation, a medium level of risk-taking capacity, and a medium level of attitude towards modern agriculture.
Pages: 1816-1818  |  191 Views  114 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anjay Singh, MA Khan, B Saxena and Shilpa Beck. Socio-personal and psychological profile of farmers with reference to crop diversification in Chhattisgarh plains. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 1816-1818.

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