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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Personal, socio-economic profile of the shadenet owners in Vidarbha region

Author(s):

Prajakta Telange, DM Mankar and Trupti Rathod

Abstract:
The Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) i.e. Protected Cultivation Technologies (PCTs) such as greenhouse, shadenet house, polyhouse and glasshouse. Although it is centuries old, it is new to India. Since there is no literature available about the characteristics of shadenet owners in Vidarbha region, the present study was designed with specific objective to evaluate the socio-personal and socio-economic characteristics of shadenet owners in Vidarbha region. For the propose study total 200 shadenet owners who having the area under shadenet more than 10 R (0.25 acre) were selected by random sampling method from Akola and Buldana districts of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Data were collected through personal interview method. The findings indicated that the majority 60.00 per cent of shadenet owners were between 36 to 50 years of age group, regarding family education status, more than half (51.50%) of the shadenet owners family were educated up to medium level. Majority (55.00%) of the shadenet owners having area under shadenet cultivation in between 0.11 to 0.25 ha and having farming experience between 5-6 years. Well/ tube well/ farm pond as a source of irrigation was possessed by 91.50 per cent of the shadenet owners. The average annual income of the shadenet owners found Rs.332975. Most of the shadenet owners availed different subsidy occurred in agriculture and also overall development of shadenet owners. Shadenet owners have high level extension contact (40.50%) and high economic motivation (49.50%).

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How to cite this article:
Prajakta Telange, DM Mankar and Trupti Rathod. Personal, socio-economic profile of the shadenet owners in Vidarbha region. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(5):164-168.