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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:12, December, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 1842-1850

Constraints Faced by Banana Growers and Other Intermediaries in the Prayagraj District of Uttar Pradesh
Setu Ratnam1*, Sanjay Kumar2 and Amit Kumar Masih3
1Department of Agricultural Economics, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, India
*Corresponding author

This study undertook in the area of kaurihar block of Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh where 134 farmers/ banana growers and 36 wholesale intermediaries, 16 other intermediaries and 63 retailers from wholesale and retail markets respectively were selected for constraints based study. It helped to access the major issues faced by the various shareholders of production and marketing linkages in the area. All the probable issues were divided into various factors and then they were sub-grouped further to gather maximum loading as per most effectual were segregated with load. Foremost the fittingness of data was checked by KMO test and varimax rotation matrix used to obtain factors with meaningful values that added upon by factor analysis of the existing issues. Financial issues, integration issues, government interventions infrastructural inadequateness and many other sub-groups were major perpetrators which hampered the better growth and market stability.

Keywords: KMO-Barlett test, Varimax rotation, Test-fittingness, Factor analysis, Constraints,

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Setu Ratnam, Sanjay Kumar and Amit Kumar Masih. 2020. Constraints Faced by Banana Growers and Other Intermediaries in the Prayagraj District of Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 1842-1850. doi:
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