INDIAN JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCES
ISSN (E) : 2582 – 2845
Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 5
First page : (91) Last page : (96)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7791
Farmer’s Knowledge Level towards Benefits of Value Addition in Horticulture and Vegetable Crops
Sonia Rani*, P. S. Shehrawat and Pawan Kumar
Department of Extension Education, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar – 125004 (Haryana), India
*Corresponding Author E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: 10.08.2019 | Revised: 14.09.2019 | Accepted: 21.09.2019
The present study was conducted in Haryana state and two districts Hisar from southwest and Sonipat from northeast were selected, purposively. From each district, three blocks were selected randomly. Further, three villages were selected from each block making a total of 18 villages. From each village, ten farmers were selected randomly, making a total sample of 180 farmers. Hence, one hundred eighty farmers were interviewed for the study. It was found that majority of the farmer 66.11 per cent had partial level but a few of them 31.11 per cent had full level and 2.77 per cent had no knowledge level of knowledge regarding full employment opportunities. It was observed that 80.55 per cent of the respondents possessed partial level of knowledge, 19.44 per cent had full level of knowledge about increase in farmer’s income, not even a single respondent was found to have no knowledge level of knowledge of it. It was found that majority of the farmer 82.22 per cent had partial level but a few of them 12.77 per cent had full level and 5 per cent had no knowledge level of knowledge regarding Good techniques to preserve taste and nutritional value. It was observed that 70.00 per cent of the respondents possessed partial level of knowledge, 17.22 per cent had full level and 12.78 per cent had no knowledge level of knowledge about Variety in preparation and recipes make eating more interesting and healthy. To reach the results aggregates total was calculated for each statement separately and on the basis of calculated scores, mean scores and mean score percentage were obtained which were ranked according to their maximum to minimum mean score percentage for assessing the knowledge level of the farmers.
Keywords: Knowledge, Farmer and Benefits.
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Cite this article: Rani, S., Shehrawat, P.S. & Kumar, P. (2019). Farmer’s Knowledge Level towards Benefits of Value Addition in Horticulture and Vegetable Crops, Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(5), 91-96. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7791