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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 3172-3175
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.377


Socio-Economic Impact of Little Millet Cultivation among Tribal Farmers
S. Vasanthapriya1*, R. Premavathi1, T.R. Sridevi Krishnaveni1 and K. Qudsiya Jamal2
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, TNAU, Coimbatore, India
2Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, AC&RI, Madurai, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The Socio-Economic impact of little millet cultivation among tribal farmers in Tiruvannamalai district was selected purposively for this study since it is one among the districts where little millet is cultivated in more area by the tribal farmers. The Ex-post facto research design is taken for this study. Four villages viz., Kovilur, Veerappanur, Eriyur and Palamarathur from Jamunamarathur block of Tiruvannamalai district were chosen for conducting this research. The sample size consisted of 120 respondents selected from these villages by proportionate random sampling method. The findings of this study stated that the respondents had the increased changes in material (98.67%), descendents (56.67%) and economic (57.92%) dimensions. No change was observed among majority of the respondents on farm (84.44%) and social (66.00%) dimensions.


Keywords: Socio-economic impact, Little millet, Tribes, Tribal farmers.
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Vasanthapriya, S., R. Premavathi, T.R. Sridevi Krishnaveni and Qudsiya Jamal, K. 2017. Socio-Economic Impact of Little Millet Cultivation among Tribal Farmers.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 3172-3175. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.377