Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)
Socio-economic status of the litchi growers in Jammu and Kathua Districts of Jammu Region
Meenu Choudhary, Poonam Parihar, Jasbir Singh Manhas and Mamta Bajya
The sampled families in the current study were chosen using a Purposely non random sampling methodology from two districts in Jammu Region. A sample of 99 responded was drawn purposely. The results revealed that overall age of litchi farmers 55 years and that majority of the litchi farmers was 12th pass out with average litchi farming experience of 13 years. The average operational size of land holding of litchi farmers in kathua was 1.507 ha and in Jammu it was 1.307 ha. Majority 64 per cent of the farmers had marginal land holding. Canal was the main source of irrigation for litchi farmers 80 per cent. Majority 59 per cent of the respondents had agricultural as their main occupation. Department of horticultural was observed the main source of information for 100 per cent of litchi farmers.
How to cite this article:
Meenu Choudhary, Poonam Parihar, Jasbir Singh Manhas and Mamta Bajya. Socio-economic status of the litchi growers in Jammu and Kathua Districts of Jammu Region. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 1004-1007.