|Type||Journal Article - Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences|
|Title||Socio-economic aspects of ginger producers in the Western Hills of Nepal|
This study was done to know the socioeconomic aspect of ginger producer farmer of
Palpa district in March 2012. Information was collected through semi-structured
questionnaire from 240 respondents of four village development committee of Palpa.
Study revealed that younger farmers were attracted to ginger farming. Majority of the
members of ginger grower family had primary education (31.77 %). Economically active
population in the study population was 65.2 percent. Rice, wheat, maize, ginger, legume
and vegetables were major crops grown over there. For the ginger farming, a total of
60.3 percent labor supply (human and animal) was made by their families. Average
livestock standard unit holding by the study population was of 5.45LSU. Lack of quality
planting materials, pest management problem and lack of technical knowhow was the
major problem of ginger farming in the study areas.
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