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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)

Knowledge and attitude of farmers about doubling farm income strategies

Author(s):

Rajsinh B Rathod, PB Khodifad, AB Dhola and AS Patel

Abstract:
Agriculture has been and will continue to be the life line of an Indian economy. Economic growth of the country largely dependent on agriculture. After independence, India experienced an impressive growth and productivity gains in agriculture. Despite production and productivity in agricultural increased, economic condition of the farmers not improved in that order. Ex-post-facto research design was followed. A study was conducted in Navsari district of Gujarat state. Identification of strategies for doubling farm income indicated that there were five major strategies for doubling farm income viz; production and productivity enhancement, farming cost reduction, farm produce price maximizing, minimizing post-harvest loss of farm produce and non-farm income generating strategies. The results of the study revealed that the majority 74.00 per cent of the farmers had medium level knowledge and majority 58.66 per cent of the farmers had neutral attitude about strategies for doubling farm income.

Pages: 569-572  |  818 Views  233 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Rajsinh B Rathod, PB Khodifad, AB Dhola and AS Patel. Knowledge and attitude of farmers about doubling farm income strategies. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1S):569-572.

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