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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 3903-3909
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.457


Extent of Involvement of Women in Agriculture in the Major Crops of Telangana State
Surkanti Prathibha1*, R. Geetha Reddy1, S. L. Kameswari1 and S. Suchiritha Devi2
1Department of Extension Education and Communication Management, Hyderabad, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Telangana, India
2Department of Foods and Nutrition, PG&RC, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken to study the involvement of women in agricultural activities. Total sample of 120 farm women were selected through purposive random sampling method. Exploratory research design was used for the study. The study was conducted by using a structured interview schedule. The data was analyzed using frequency, percentage and mean percent score. In the study, the result revealed that majority of the respondents were belonged to middle age group (52.50%), illiterates (50.00%) with agriculture + beedi making (58.33%) as occupation, medium income group (41.67%) with small (2.5-5 acres) landholding (58.33%) with low extension contact (88.33%). Majority of the farm women were involved in sowing & transplantation (96.11%), weeding and hoeing (93.33%), picking (89.17%), harvesting (75.28%), drying (68.33%), cleaning & separation (52.50%) and winnowing & cleaning (43.33%).


Keywords: Farm women, Agricultural activities, Extension contact
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Surkanti Prathibha, R. Geetha Reddy, S. L. Kameswari and Suchiritha Devi, S. 2020. Extent of Involvement of Women in Agriculture in the Major Crops of Telangana State.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 3903-3909. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.457