Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: AWARENESS LEVEL OF VALUE ADDED TECHNIQUES OF MANGO GROWERS

Authors: Priya D. Ranoliya, N. M. Chauhan and K. L. Chaudhary

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Awareness, Mango growers, Profile, Value added techniques, Valsad

Volume: 34

Issue: 1

Year: December 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.34.1.0022

Abstract: India is self-reliant country in food grains in world. Agriculture shares 19.9 per cent in total GDP in 2020-21. The study was conducted in Valsad district of South Gujarat. All six talukas were selected for the study. Two villages were randomly selected from each taluka and ten respondents from each village were selected following simple random sampling. So, the total of 120 respondents were selected for the study. The appropriate measuring techniques/scale for dependent and independent variables were also assorted and well structured interview schedule was developed accordingly. Collected data were analyzed by using statistical tools and method for analysis. More than three fourth (62.50 %) of the respondents had high level of awareness, followed by 25.00 and 12.50 per cent had medium and low level of awareness about value added techniques, respectively. Except variables viz., age, land holding, annual income and economic motivation had significant relationship with awareness level of value added techniques of mango growers.

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