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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(4): 3711-3717
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.417


Socio-Economic Profile of Farm Women in Potato Field, Kannauj District, Uttar Pradesh, India
Rashmee Yadav, Amisha Kumari, Katyayni and Neelma Kunwar
Department of Extension Education, C.S.A. University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur-208002 U.P., India
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Abstract:

Potato crop not only provide us with nutritional and healthy food, but also generate a cash income to growers. Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) popularly known as ‘The king of vegetables’, is grown in more than 100 countries in the world. Uttar pradesh is one of the important Potato growing states in the country grown mainly in the districts Kannauj is important district from potato production point of view. The present investigation was conducted with the objective to know the socio-economics of profile of farm women in potato production. In this study two blocks Kannauj and Chhibramau were randomly selected out of the total blocks in selected district. Three hundred respondents were selected from the ten villages, 30 respondents from each village. The study revealed that a maximum number of 55.3 per cent of farm women belonged to age group 20 to 30 years. 32.0 per cent of farm women were found to be illiterate in the study area, The majority of the respondents were married (41.0%) against it, (35.3%) respondents were un-married. reveals the distribution of farm women according to land holding. Maximum 58.0 per cent of farm women were found to be landless farmers in the study area, followed by 34.0 per cent of respondents who had marginal land holding with mean 1.5 acres and standard deviation 0.6 acres. The majority (41.7%) of the FARM WOMEN were from those families whose annual family income was between Rs. 30,001 – 40,000. And 38.3 per cent of farm women had drought animals, followed by 20.0 per cent respondents who possessed a tube well.


Keywords: Potato crop, Socio-economic, Solanum tuberosum L.
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Rashmee Yadav, Amisha Kumari, Katyayni and Neelma Kunwar. 2018. Socio-Economic Profile of Farm Women in Potato Field, Kannauj District, Uttar Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(4): 3711-3717. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.417