International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
General profile or general information of the small and big guava growers according to their personal traits
SR Meena and YK Sharma
The present research study was conducted in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. The Sawai-Madhopur district was purposively selected for the present investigation. The present study was undertaken in one panchayat samiti of Sawai-Madhopur district i.e. Sawai-Madhopur panchayat samiti. From the list first six villages were selected for the research study on the basis of maximum area under the guava cultivation. The number of guava growers was decided for each village by proportionate sampling method. The farmers of each village were selected by simple random sampling techniques. Sample size of fifty-four small and sixty six big guava growers was selected. Thus, the total study sample consisted of 120 respondents from all the six selected villages of Sawai-Madhopur panchayat samiti. Findings highlight that the more than half of the respondents 66.67 per cent were belonging to middle age group i.e., between 36 to 60 years. Further, 20.83 per cent and 12.50 per cent of the respondents were from young and old age groups. Further reported that the illiterates 26 (21.66 %) were among the total respondents, 56 (46.67 %) literates (read & write), while the 38 (31.67 %) respondents were educated up to middle and above standard of the study sample. Further recorded that the out of 120 respondents, 52 (43.33 %) respondents had less degree of cosmopolite orientation while 68 (56.67 %) respondents were observed to have more cosmopolite orientation. Further revealed that the 85 (70.83%) respondents possessed medium socio-economic status. It was further observed that 20 respondents (16.67%) had low socio-economic status and 15 respondents (12.50%) had high socio-economic status.