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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)

Extent of adoption of farmers about grain storage practices in Junagadh district

Author(s):

SG Rathava, JV Chovatia and KR Khunt

Abstract:
Grain storage means a site or physical structure regularly used to store grain for producers or to store grain acquired from producers for resale. Storage is method of storing grain for future use for human consumption. Storage and maintenance of agricultural products are very important post-harvest activities and are usually carried out by farmers. A study was conducted in Junagadh district of Gujarat state. Out of these, four talukas have been selected for this study, and of each of taluka, three villages were selected randomly from each selected village, ten farmers were selected who are having grain storage practices. Thus, total 120 farmers have been selected for the study and were interviewed with a structural pre-tested interview schedule. The results of the study revealed that the majority 65.83 per cent of the respondents were medium level of adoption about grain storage practices. While, 20.00 and 14.17 per cent respondents were low and high level adoption about grain storage practices. It concluded that farmers must to adopt generally grain storage practices in selected area.

Pages: 363-366  |  365 Views  72 Downloads

How to cite this article:
SG Rathava, JV Chovatia and KR Khunt. Extent of adoption of farmers about grain storage practices in Junagadh district. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):363-366.