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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)

To study the profile and entrepreneurial behavior of tomato growers in Panagar block of Jabalpur District (M.P.)

Author(s):

Dhaneshwari Sahu, Tarni Sahu, VK Pyasi and SK Agrawal

Abstract:
Entrepreneurship is the central force of economic activity and prime mover of development and most needed component for the development. This finding of the study may help the administrators and policy makers to know the entrepreneurial behaviour of farmers, the relationship between socio-economic characteristic with entrepreneurial behaviour and reasons for practicing tomato cultivation and help in further investigations on entrepreneurial behaviour of tomato growers. The study reveals that the majority of (79.16%) tomato growers were middle age group to young age, acquired the majority (59.17%) from up to primary level to higher education, (73.34%) having small to marginal size of land holding, and tomato growers were having 0.501 to 1 ha area, (55.83%) they had medium annual income, they had (37.50%) 3-4 bullocks. the (52.50%) tomato growers had medium to high scientific orientation, the half of tomato growers were having medium economic motivation, (51.67%) they had medium extension contact, and had (53.33%) respondent utilized medium information sources, they had majority(79.17%) medium to high level of Knowledge, and having medium (48.33%) adoption level and the higher percentage of tomato growers had (41.67%) medium entrepreneurial behavior. The mean score of entrepreneurial behavior of tomato growers having Self-confidence, Risk taking ability, Feedback usage, high Knowledge ability are higher mean score than the overall mean and having less mean score Persuasibility, Persistence Achievement Motivation Hope of success Innovativeness and Manageability.

Pages: 154-159  |  1069 Views  355 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dhaneshwari Sahu, Tarni Sahu, VK Pyasi and SK Agrawal. To study the profile and entrepreneurial behavior of tomato growers in Panagar block of Jabalpur District (M.P.). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):154-159.

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