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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 1155-1162
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.143


Socio-Economic Profile of Potato Growers in Etawah District, Uttar Pradesh, India
Shivam1, R.K. Doharey1, S.N. Singh1, Manoj Kumar2*, Ashwani Kumar Verma1 and Vimlesh Kumar2
1Department of Extension Education, 3Department of Vegetable Science, N.D. University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj Faizabad-224229, U.P., India
2Department of Agriculture Extension S.V.P University of agriculture and Technology, Modipuram Meerut, U.P., India
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Abstract:

India is second leading vegetable producing country in the world. Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is one of the major vegetable crops of the world. The present investigation was conducted with the objective to know the socio-economics of potato growers. Two blocks of viz., Bharpura and Mahewa of Etawah district, selected purposively. Two hundred respondents were selected from the ten villages, 20 respondents from each village. The study revealed that a maximum number of the respondents (67.50%) were finding in the age group i.e. middle (33-53 years). The maximum i.e. 96.50 per cent of respondents were found to be literate, while 03.50 per cent were illiterate. The majority of the respondents were married (96.50%) against it, (3.50%) respondents were un-married. The maximum number of respondents (31.50%) were belonging from the land holding category i.e. small farmers (1.0 to 2.0 ha) followed by 26.00 per cent respondents found in the category of medium farmers (2- 4 ha) in this study, respectively. The majority (53.50%) of the respondents were from those families whose annual family income were between Rs. 50001 to 250000 and belonged from the medium categories followed by low categories viz., 26.50 per cent (Up to 50000) and only 20.50 percent respondent were who belong from High categories of income (200001 and above), respectively.


Keywords: Potato growers, Land holding, Family income.
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Shivam, R.K. Doharey, S.N. Singh, Manoj Kumar, Ashwani Kumar Verma and Vimlesh Kumar. 2017. Socio-Economic Profile of Potato Growers in Etawah District, Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 1155-1162. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.143