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.


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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
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 05:58
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:52

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