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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(3): 54-58
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.703.006


Socio Economic Characteristic of Dryland Farmers in Tiruppur District, India-A Gender Analysis
P. Sindhuja and M. Asokhan
Department of AE & RS, TNAU, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A study was taken up among the farmers in the Tiruppur district to assess the determinants of gender in farming in dryland farming system. Totally three blocks were selected Purposively for the study in Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu, The block such as Palladam, Pongallur, Kundadam have been selected. A sample of 30 land holding dryland farm women and 30 farm men from each block was purposefully selected. Thus the total sample size is 180. The study reveals that gender activities in dryland farming shows significant changes but not in level they possessed except in few like Educational status where 38.89 per cent of male farmers are educated up to secondary level and nearly more than half of the female respondent (53.33%) are illiterate.


Keywords: Gender, Dryland Farming system, Socio-economic characteristic
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Sindhuja, P. and Asokhan, M. 2018. Socio Economic Characteristic of Dryland Farmers in Tiruppur District, India – An Gender Analysis.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(3): 54-58. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.703.006