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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:9, September, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 1031-1042

Analysis on Impact of Farm Women Groups on Paddy Productivity in Tamil Nadu
Uma, T. Nivetha and S. Sarath*
1Department of Agricultural and Rural Management, Tamil Nadu
Agricultural University, Coimbatore – 641003, India
*Corresponding author

Agriculture sector as a whole has developed and emerged with the infusion of science and technology. Women play a crucial role in agricultural development and allied fields. The extent of women’s involvement in agriculture varies greatly from region to region. But regardless of these variations, women are actively involved in various agricultural activities.In many farming communities, women are the main custodians of knowledge on crop varieties.It is also estimated that 45.3% of the agricultural labour force consists of women. But a large number of women have remained as invisible workers. This study focuses on impact of farm women in Paddy productivity. It was observed that the women who are trained were well aware of loss of productivity than increasing yield by using particular technology. They had close contact with officials and other fellow farmer, they will make pre arrangement for proper time of adoption of technology like age of seedlings, harvesting time, irrigation at critical stage of crops etc compared to other farm women.  Besides adoption of number of technologies, farm women from groups follows properly way of doing the activities required while adopting technology and at proper time as they remained focused compared to men.

Keywords: Farm women, Impact study, Paddy productivity

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Uma, K., T. Nivetha and Sarath, S. 2020. Analysis on Impact of Farm Women Groups on Paddy Productivity in Tamil Nadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 1031-1042. doi:
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