ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOUR OF VEGETABLE GROWERS

Article Id: ARCC284 | Page : 85-91
Citation :- ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOUR OF VEGETABLE GROWERS.Agricultural Science Digest.2013.(33):85-91
R.P. Wankhade, M.A. Sagane and D.M. Mankar
Address : Department of Extension Education, P. D. K. V., Akola - 444 104, India.

Abstract

The present study  was carried out in Akola district of Maharashtra State. An exploratory design of social research was used. A sample of 100 vegetable growers as respondents were drawn and information obtained from them was considered for tabulation and analysis of data. Findings revealed that majority of the vegetable growers had medium level in all entrepreneurial traits/attributes. The overall entrepreneurial behavior was found to be of medium level. All the entrepreneurial attributes namely risk taking, hope of success, persusability, manageability, self confidence, knowledgeability, persistence, feedback usage, innovativeness, and achievement motivation. were having significant contribution in entrepreneurial behavior. Price fluctuation in the market, no provision of vegetable crop insurance, exploitation by middleman, non availability of labour at the time of harvesting of vegetables, high input cost, inadequate extension services, insufficient electricity, reducing water table and non availability of quality planting (seedling) material were the major constraints faced by vegetable growers.

Keywords

Entrepreneurial attributes Entrepreneurial behaviour Constraints vegetable growerss.

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