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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:1, January, 2021

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.2021.10(1): 2321-2328

Participation of Rural Garo Women of Meghalaya in Vegetable Cultivation
Swapnali Borah and Nilakshi Borah
College of Community Science, Central Agricultural University, Tura,Meghalaya – 794005, India
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Meghalaya is one of the most scenic states of India, where rural tribal farm women of Meghalaya are contributed to agricultural work in addition to household activities. The study was conducted among 80 female and 20 male Garo women farmers with the age group of 20-50 years who were actively participated in different activities of vegetable cultivation were selected by purposive sampling procedure from two villages namely Aminda Rangsagre and Aminda Simsanggre of Gambegre block of West Garo Hills districts of Meghalaya. The results revealed that most of rural farm women participated in several activities under vegetable cultivation where they affected by work related hazards and difficulties in different parts of body due to adopted unnatural posture, continuous working pattern and sometimes repetitiveness nature of  work.

Keywords: Garo farm women, Vegetable cultivation, Shifting cultivation, Unnatural posture, Musculoskeletal problem

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Swapnali Borah and Nilakshi Borah. 2021. Participation of Rural Garo Women of Meghalaya in Vegetable Cultivation.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(1): 2321-2328. doi:
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