Factors influencing the extent of adoption of shrimp culture technologies

Swathi Lekshmi, P S and Chandrakandan, K and Balasubramani, N (2005) Factors influencing the extent of adoption of shrimp culture technologies. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 41 (3 & 4). pp. 1-3.


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Fisheries sector occupying a unique status in India as it provides employment, food and nutritional security and foreign exchange. Shrimp farming is an integral activity of the fisheries sector. Shrimp culture on commercial scale begun very recently in India. Among the various factors which determines the adoption of shrimp farming governmental policies and market in wake of post WTO era is most important. Some of the environmental issues are also associated with the shrimp farming. So the present study is an attempt to study the policies responsible for adoption of shrimp culture in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The study showed that the legal and environmental policies influenced the adoption of shrimp culture technologies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: extent of adoption; shrimp culture technology
Subjects: Aquaculture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2011 05:17
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7124

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