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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Special Issue 1 (2017)

Participation of men and women farmers in production technology of little millet (Panicum miliare) in Haveri district of Karnataka

Author(s): Prabhu Iliger, Dolli SS, Bheemappa A and Renuka S Salunke
Abstract: The study was conducted to identify the extent of participation as well as participation pattern of men and women farmers in production of little millet (Panicum miliare) in Haveri district of Karnataka during 2011-12. The stratified sampling technique was employed to select 120 respondents comprising equal number of men and women farmers from four villages in Haveri district of Karnataka. The primary data required for the study was obtained through personal interview method using pre-tested schedule prepared for the purpose. Study revealed that on an average total 26.34 man days were involved in production of little millet, of which 15.10 man days are contributed by men farmers and 11.24 man days by women farmers. Further, it was observed that on an average total man days involved in post harvest practices of little millet was 67.83 man days, of which 42.59 man days were contributed by women farmers and 25.24 man days by men farmers. The study revealed that men farmers were involved more in practices like land preparation, inter cultivation and FYM application. Women farmers’ participation was higher in hand weeding and seed treatment. Both men and women farmers involved in practices like sowing and harvesting of the produce.
Pages: 220-222  |  803 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Prabhu Iliger, Dolli SS, Bheemappa A and Renuka S Salunke. Participation of men and women farmers in production technology of little millet (Panicum miliare) in Haveri district of Karnataka. 2017; 6(6S): 220-222.
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