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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 429-432
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.057


Constraints in Adoption of Post Harvest Technologies in Maize Crop Faced by Farm Families of Udaipur and Chittorgarh District of Rajasthan, India
Chamandeep Kaur1, Dhriti Solanki2 and L. R. Choudhary3*
1Department of Home Science, KVK Sawai Madhopur, (Raj), India
2Department of HECM,College of H.Sc, MPUAT, Udaipur, (Raj), India
3Department of Agriculture Extension, KVK Gudamalani, Barmer, (Raj), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken to find out the constraints faced by the farm families in post harvest technologies. The study was conducted in two purposively selected districts viz. Udaipur and Chittorgarh of Agro-climatic zone IV A of Rajasthan. Two panchayat samities from each district were selected purposively and three villages from each panchayat samiti were selected on random basis. Thus, there were total six villages from each district and total 12 villages from both the districts. Fifteen farm families from each village and 90 farm families from each district were selected. One male and one female member of the farm family who was actively involved in maize cultivation were included in the sample. Thus, total sample for the present study was 360 respondents (180 farmers and 180 farm women). The interview schedule consisted of four sections i.e. personal characteristics of the respondents and Constraints in post harvest technologies by the farm families. The most important constraint faced by farm families was damage of maize field by the agricultural inputs (83.89 MPS), Non availability of fumigants in time (50.83MPS) and Lack of knowledge about improved storage structure (37.50MPS).


Keywords: Cooling, Cleaning, Sorting, Packing, Large-scale, Sophisticated, Mechanised facility
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Chamandeep Kaur, Dhriti Solanki and Choudhary, L. R. 2019. Constraints in Adoption of Post Harvest Technologies in Maize Crop Faced by Farm Families of Udaipur and Chittorgarh District of Rajasthan, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 429-432. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.057