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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(10): 1607-1616
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.192


Study on Socio Economic Characteristics of Rice Variety CO 51 Growers of Tamilnadu
Dharmalingam1*, P. Balasubramaniam1 and P. Jeyaprakash2
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, TNAU, Coimbatore, India
2Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, ADAC&RI, TNAU, Trichy, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Rice is the staple food in Tamilnadu and there is always a need to improve the yield level for the burgeoning increase in population. Rice variety CO 51 is one such variety released in Tamilnadu during 2013 and has entered into seed chain. A study was taken to study the profile of CO 51 growers in Kancheepuram district and Tiruvarur districts which was purposively selected. A total of 150 farmers in each districts were selected. Nineteen profile variables related to rice farming were identified, analyzed and reported. The respondents were interviewed personally by a well structured interview schedule. The data collected were analyzed using appropriate statistical tools. Majority of the respondents fall under old age category and nearly half of the respondents had secondary education and high level annual income. Majority respondents have farming as occupation. Majority of the respondents were small farmers (38%), had low level of farming experience (42%), high social participation (59%) besides mass media exposure (88%), information seeking behavior (50%) and economic motivation (99%). Maximum respondents had medium level of contact with Extension agency (65%), credit orientation (55%), decision making behavior (73%), training undergone (83%), scientific orientation (60%) and marketable surplus (77%). Majority of respondents lack storage facilities (98%) and marketing intelligence (83%). Majority of farmers prefer rice mills (46%) as market channel.


Keywords: Rice variety CO 51, socio economic profile, Kancheepuram, Tiruvarur districts
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Dharmalingam, P., P. Balasubramaniam and Jeyaprakash, P. 2020. Study on Socio Economic Characteristics of Rice Variety CO 51 Growers of Tamilnadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(10): 1607-1616. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.192