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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:7, July, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 1060-1065

Farmers Loss Assessment in Nagaon District of Assam during Lock Down Period (24th March to 14th April, 2020)
Sinki Barman*, Niranjan Deka, Ashfeeka Islam, Dipen Ch. Nath, Juli Sharma, Animesh Deka and Bonti Gogoi
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Assam Agricultural University, Simoluguri, Nagaon Pin-782002, State-Assam, India
*Corresponding author

The present study is to examine the impact of Lockdown based on the information collected through convenient sampling in the district of Nagaon, Assam, India. We deliberately selected 49 individual farmers,1 FPO where 600 famers member had faced the problem in marketing. Thus a sample size of 649 used to examine the impact of Lockdown. The schedule was prepared by penalized group of Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat and sent to each Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s situated in Assam. Data were collected through telephonic conversation. Collected data were analyzed using percentage method and was used to determine the economic impact of Covid-19pandemic. The various crops harvested but could not able to sell were Pumpkin, Water melon, Tomato, Chilli, Ladies finger, Bottle gourd, Ridge gourd, Cucumber, Spiny gourd, La lab, Brinjal, French bean, Capsicum, Sponge gourd, Pointed gourd, Cabbage, Bitter gourd etc. in Nagaon district .Supply chain of horticultural produced viz., Chili, Watermelon,Tomato etc. have been drop off due to the lack of transportation facilities in order to maintain social distancing norms. Total loss was 72555.91q during this period where total actual loss was 72375.41 q. The percent loss of Fishery sector was seen 42.85 which was much lower than the Crop sector but higher than the Animal sector.

Keywords: Perishable, Percent loss, Fishery sector, Horticultural crop

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Sinki Barman, Niranjan Deka, Ashfeeka Islam, Dipen Ch. Nath, Juli Sharma, AnimeshDeka, Subject Matter Specialist and Bonti Gogoi. 2020. Farmers Loss Assessment in Nagaon District of Assam during Lock Down Period (24th March to 14th April, 2020).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 1060-1065. doi:
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