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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)

Awareness, perception and attitude of farmer’s regarding organic farming

Author(s):

Seema Devi, Dr. Mithilesh Verma, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta and ILA Tiwari

Abstract:
The study on Awareness of farmer’s regarding organic farming in Kanpur Nagar were carried out in the year 2018-19 by following the random sampling, 120 respondents were selected from the two blocks. Out of total respondents 41.7 per cent respondents belonged to 50 years and above of age group. 62.5 per cent respondents were engaged only agriculture (farming). After studying the awareness of respondents, it was found that organic farming provides quality food for families with 1.78 mean score value. From the study it was conducted that most of farmers know about organic farming but they thought that some loss in yields on discarding synthetic inputs on conversion of their farming method from conventional to organic. The seed, fertilizer and pesticide industry as also the importers of these inputs to the area have a stake in the conventional farming.

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How to cite this article:
Seema Devi, Dr. Mithilesh Verma, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta and ILA Tiwari. Awareness, perception and attitude of farmer’s regarding organic farming. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):2000-2002.

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