Problems Faced by the Farmers in Post-Harvest Management of Pomegranate in Western Rajasthan


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  • Vikash Surliya Institute of Agri Business Management, SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan
  • Satyveer Singh Meena

https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2024.602RN2

Keywords:

Chi-square, Farmers, Garret ranking, Post-harvest management, Problems

Abstract

It attempted to analyse the problems faced by farmers in post-harvest management of pomegranates in Barmer district of Rajasthan in 2022. The association of technical problems was checked with the education level of farmers. The data were taken from 120 farmers. Garret's ranking method was employed to rank the problems faced by the farmers. A chi-square test was employed to check the measure of association between technical problems and the education level of farmers. The results revealed the five major categories of problems (Environmental, technical, infrastructure, financial, and market-related) faced by farmers in post-harvest management of pomegranates. The major technical problem was the lack of a processing industry at the village level ranked as I with a mean value 70.45. The market-related problem was the unavailability of market of fruits at the village level ranked as I with a mean value 63.50. The chi-square test results revealed that there was an association between the education level of farmers and technical problems.

Author Biographies

  • Vikash Surliya, Institute of Agri Business Management, SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan
    Research Scholar
  • Satyveer Singh Meena

    Associate Professor (Management), Department of Business Management, School of Management, HNBG (A Central University), Srinagar Uttarakhand-249161 

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22.03.2024

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Problems Faced by the Farmers in Post-Harvest Management of Pomegranate in Western Rajasthan. (2024). Indian Journal of Extension Education, 60(2), 100-104. https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2024.602RN2
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