Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Special Issue 1 (2018)
A study on socio-economic practices of inbred and hybrid rice producers of different size groups farms in Udham Singh Nagar District of Uttarakhand
Ashish Prakash, HN Singh and DC Pandey
The study conducted in Udham singh nagar district of Uttarakhand was based on data collected from 60 farmers for the agricultural year, 2012-13. The study at examining socio economic status faced by farmers in hybrid rice production in study area. The Socio-economic status (SES) is a combined measurement of economic and social position of an entity compared to others in society. Farm-level data analyzed by using suitable and appropriate tools and technique. Analysis revealed that based on the average operational holding was 1.23, 2.77and 7.26 has at small, medium and large farms respectively while average area under rice was 2.417 ha particularly area under inbred variety was 1.19 ha and under hybrid 1.22 ha per farm. The majority of the sample respondents 46.67 percent had an operational land holding of less than 2 ha, 28.33 percent had 2-4 ha and 25.00 percent had more than 4 ha. The average annual income of household level, majority of the farmers 48.34 percent had an annual income more than Rs. 2.00 lakhs. About 42 percent of small farmers, 35 percent of medium farmers and 13 percent of large farmers had an annual income between Rs. 1.00 -2.00 lakhs. The policy of the study show that medium and large farmers were literate than the small farmers and level of education dominated in government’s quality seed production project, There is a need to follow a strong extension programme in the area regarding improved cultivation practices of hybrid rice
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Ashish Prakash, HN Singh and DC Pandey. A study on socio-economic practices of inbred and hybrid rice producers of different size groups farms in Udham Singh Nagar District of Uttarakhand. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(1S):2919-2922.