Mussel Farming Technology Dissemination to the Self Help Groups

Vipinkumar, V P and Asokan, P K (2008) Mussel Farming Technology Dissemination to the Self Help Groups. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 44 (1 & 2). pp. 112-115.



The study is an attempt to assess the socio-economic impact of mussel farming by mobilising the self-help groups in Kerala snd Karnataka coastal belts. The study showed that mussel farming faced a number of impediments such as water salinity, seed availability, climatic vagaries, problem related to identification of proper beneficiaries and problems in marketing of mussels. The correlational analysis revealed a proportional relatioinship between group dynamics effectiveness and average yield obtained for each self-help group, which ensured a reasonable profit as a consequences of adoption of mussel farming.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mussel Farming; Technology Dissemination; Self Help Groups; Fisheries Extension
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Extension
Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:8952
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:28 May 2012 11:28
Last Modified:28 May 2012 11:28

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