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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 682-685
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.077


Constraints Faced by Rice Growers in Adoption of Recommended Rice Cultivation Practices in Palghar District of Maharashtra, India
R. S. Karangami*, S. A. Dhenge, S. V. Yadav and P. G. Mehta
Department of Extension Education, PGI, MPKV, Rahuri (M.S.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Palghar district of Maharashtra state. Palghar district two tahsils namely Wada and Palghar selected purposively for this study on the basis of maximum area under cultivation of rice crop. From each selected tahsil of the district six villages selected for this study on the basis of maximum area under cultivation of rice crop. Total 12 villages were selected. From each selected village 10 respondents selected for the present study by random sampling method. Thus, the total 120 respondents was the sample for this study. The respondents were interviewed with the help of a specially designed schedule. The ex-post facto research design was used for the present study. The analysis of data revealed that majority of the respondents were ‘middle’ age, had ‘secondary’ education, ‘marginal’ area under rice cultivation, India is facing the challenges of food and fodder production to meet the demand of rising human and cattle population. In India, rice is the promising crop to acquire self sufficiency of food grain production for the population. The area, production and productivity of rice crop in Palghar district was 14980 ha., 36641 qtls, 2446 kg / ha. respectively, in the year 2014. The major constraints faced by farmers in adoption of selected agricultural technologies of rice crop were shortage of labourers, unavailability of fertilizer at proper time and lower market price of produce, respectively.


Keywords: Constraints, Adoption, Recommendation, Rice growers
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Karangami, R. S., S. A. Dhenge, S. V. Yadav and Mehta, P. G. 2019. Constraints Faced by Rice Growers in Adoption of Recommended Rice Cultivation Practices in Palghar District of Maharashtra, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 682-685. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.077