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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:4, April, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(4): 1498-1505

Analyses of Post Harvest Management Practices of Sericulture Entrepreneur in Raichur
G.N. Maraddi1*, I. Moulasab2 and Nagesh3
1Agricultural Extension Education Centre, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka, India
2Directorate of Extension, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka, India
3ARS, Guladalli, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author

The research study on “Analyses of post harvest management practices of sericulture entrepreneur was conducted in Zone III of north eastern part of Karnataka. The ex-post-facto research design along with snowball method of sampling is used for the study. It was corroborated that, 92 per cent of respondents fallowing 4 day harvest and 5 day sale during summer followed by 5 day harvest and 6 day sale during winter. Around sixty per cent respondents were taken by initial cleaning and seventy per cent of them involving in separation of inferior cocoons from lot. Seventy per cent of respondents used eye sight grading with free from urination fallowed by cocoon shape (30.00%), uniform size (26.66%). Cent per cent of the entrepreneurs were using plastic netrike. It was reviewed that, Correlation analyses observed that, management variation and information management of the respondents has shown positive and significant relationship with the adoption of PHM practices at 1 per cent probability and Whereas education, land holding, risk orientation, innovative proneness of respondents shown 5 probability. Cent percent of the respondents expressed the major problem of non availability of regulated markets in their locality followed by lack of labour availability and inadequate govt. incentives for construction of rearing shed (96.66), higher initial cost of rearing unit (91.66), higher trend of price fluctuation in the market (90.00), non availability of required electricity facility (76.66) and only 23 per cent of the respondents perceived the constraints of non availability of tree species in mulberry crop.

Keywords: PHM practices, Sericulture enterprise, Correlation analyses

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Maraddi, G.N., I. Moulasab and Nagesh. 2019. Analyses of Post Harvest Management Practices of Sericulture Entrepreneur in Raichur.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(4): 1498-1505. doi:
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