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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:9, September, 2017

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.2017.6(9): 191-194

Technological Gap in Processing and Preservation of Fruits Perceived by Farm Women
Varsha Hada1 and Vishakha Bansal2*
1College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
2AICRP – EECM, College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author

The objective of the present study was to identify the technological gap in knowledge perceived by rural women in processing and preservation of fruits of Udaipur District. The study was conducted in Badgaon and Girwa panchayat samities of Udaipur district of Rajasthan state. From each panchayat samiti, two villages were included in the study. The sample consisted of randomly selected 100 rural women, 25 from each village. Interview method was used for data collection. Frequency and percentage were used for analysis of data. Finding of the study reveals divulges that the overall technological gap of knowledge in fruit processing and preservation practices was 63.16 per cent which shows the average knowledge of the respondents in all the processing and preservation activities. Component wise technological gap focuses that highest gap was observed in the components storage 83.70 per cent, marketing 78 per cent, packaging 73.72 per cent and processing and preservation 70.68 per cent which were ranked I,II,III and IV respectively. Similarly, a wide knowledge gap was found in the components- grading 63.45 per cent and washing 56.75 per cent. Medium knowledge gap was found in the component fruit selection 29.66 per cent.

Keywords: Technological gap, Rural women, Processing and Preservation.

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Varsha Hada and Vishakha Bansal. 2017. Technological Gap in Processing and Preservation of Fruits Perceived by Farm WomenInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 191-194. doi:
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