Information utilization behaviour and constraint analysis among shrimp farmers

Swathi Lekshmi, P S and Chandrakandan, K and Balasubramani, N (2008) Information utilization behaviour and constraint analysis among shrimp farmers. Indian Journal of Social Research, 45. pp. 265-272.

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    Abstract

    Information utilization behaviour and constraint analysis among 60 selected Slzrimp farmers of Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh was studied. The findings of the study revealed that private consultants followed by feed technicians were the most important sources of information utilized by 76.67 per cent and 71.67 per cent of Shrimp farmers. Among constraints, disease incidence, poor quality of seeds and lack of quality control agencies were expressed by 81.67, 63.33 and 65.00 per cent of the respondents. Among the suggestions offered by the Shrimp farmers, setting up of disease diagnostic centers, seed certifying agencies and quality con trol agencies for regulating the quality of chemicals accoreded top priority.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Information utilization behaviour; constraint analysis; shrimp farmers
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2011 10:59
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7114

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