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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Farm womens knowledge in sericulture technology

Author(s):

PS Swami, VB Kamble, and MS Anarase

Abstract:
The present study was conducted in purposively selected Latur district on the basis of maximum area under sericulture from Marathwada region of Maharashtra state with an objective to analyze Farm Womens Knowledge in Sericulture Technology. From the selected district six tahsils namely Latur, Ahmadpur, Ausa, Renapur, Deoni and Udgir were selected purposively and two villages from each talukas were selected purposively on the basis of maximum area under sericulture. Thus total 120 respondents comprised for the study. Ex-post-facto research design was used for the study. Results revealed that majority (65.83%) of respondents were middle age group, (36.67%) of educated up to secondary school level, almost 89.17 per cent are married, (65.00%) of had nuclear family, (39.17%) of had sericulture + agriculture as a main occupation, (53.33%) of small land holding, (67.05%) of having medium innovativeness, (60.83%) of having medium annual income, (66.67%) of medium mass media exposure, (66.67%) of medium social participation, (67.50%) of medium risk orientation and (77.50%) of medium economic motivation. Whereas majority (74.67%) of the respondents had medium level of knowledge, while 16.67 per cent of them had high level of knowledge and only 09.16 per cent of them had low level of knowledge.

Pages: 69-72  |  1298 Views  291 Downloads

How to cite this article:
PS Swami, VB Kamble, and MS Anarase. Farm womens knowledge in sericulture technology. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):69-72.

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