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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

An analysis of value addition in horticulture crops in Sirsi Taluk of Uttarakannada district

Author(s):

Pushpa P, Jayalaxmi B Pawar, Shobha H, Chandan K and Yadava CG

Abstract:
Since time immemorial, women have played an important role in Indian agriculture. Women contribute significantly to agricultural development and allied fields, which include crop production, livestock production, horticulture, post-harvest operations, fisheries, etc. Uttarakannada district is native of many rare and endangered horticultural species which are well known for medicinal and aromatic properties. Albeit, it is hub of many plantation and spice crops like arecanut, cocoa, cashew, coconut, black pepper, cardamom, nutmeg, clove, ginger, turmeric etc., Three villages were taken and in each village ten respondents were selected randomly with a condition that each respondents are actively involved in the value addition practices. Which accounts 30 sample size. majority of the respondents fully involved in the fruits based value addition (64.28%) and equal percentage (14.28%) of the respondents engaged in Spices and Medicinal plants and plantation only one respondent used vegetable based value addition. about 30% of the respondent expressed that, main purpose of taking up the value addition activity is to buy assets followed by no other source of income (26.68%), poor economic condition (23.33%).

Pages: 690-691  |  845 Views  280 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Pushpa P, Jayalaxmi B Pawar, Shobha H, Chandan K and Yadava CG. An analysis of value addition in horticulture crops in Sirsi Taluk of Uttarakannada district. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):690-691.

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