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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:3, March, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(3): 933-940

A Study on Socio-economic Aspects and Constraints in Sugarcane Cultivation in Sultanpur District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh
Avinash Mishra*, R. R. Kushwaha, Praharsh Singh,Sachin Kumar Verma and Aditya Bhooshan Srivastava
Department of Agricultural Economics, Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumaganj, Ayodhya (U.P.), India
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Keeping in view the importance of Sugarcane crop as food, feed and fodder as well as industrial material this study was conducted to find out the socio-economic aspects of sugarcane cultivators and the cost incurred for cultivation. One hundred respondents were selected from Kurebhar block of Sultanpur district. The analysis of socio-economic status revealed that the average percentage of males was 51.73 percent and female was 48.26 percent. Average age of marginal farmer groups was found nearly 45.73 years, for small farmer group it was 48.92 year and for medium farmer group it was 50.40 years. In the study 77.00 percent were literate while only 23.00 percent were illiterate. Marginal household had 1.45 livestock on average while small and medium had 1.84 and 2.87 bovine, respectively. The major components of all farm assets were building, livestock and major implements, constituting 51.41 percent, 8.60 percent and 36.16 percent, respectively. The cropping intensity analysis showed that the average cropping intensity of study sample was 182.46 percent.

Keywords: Socio-economic status, Literacy rate, Cropping intensity, Cropping pattern, All farm assets, Constraints

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Avinash Mishra, R. R. Kushwaha, Praharsh Singh, Sachin Kumar Verma and Aditya Bhooshan Srivastava. 2021. A Study on Socio-economic Aspects and Constraints in Sugarcane Cultivation in Sultanpur District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(3): 933-940. doi:
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