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Women in agriculture: Results from a survey of Okara district of Pakistani Punjab  [2010]

Afzal, A. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Agricultural Extension) Ali, T. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Agricultural Extension) Ahmad, M. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Agricultural Extension) Amin, H. et al.

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The study was designed to identify rural women's participation in different agricultural activities especially crop related involvement in the district Okara, Punjab, Pakistan. A multistage random sampling technique was used to collect the data from 480 respondents from three tehsils of the district. The results show that a vast majority of women were illiterate, having annual family income less than one lac, living in joint family system and having small land farms. A large proportion of the respondents reported that they remained engaged in cleaning of seeds, sowing, harvesting, weeding, etc. for corn, rice, wheat, sugarcane, and vegetables production. It is concluded that women's participation in crop production extracted more vital role than their counterparts in rural areas.
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Другие темы

  • potatoes
  • role of women
  • vegetable crops
  • wheats
  • production
  • surveys
  • pakistan
  • rice
  • maize
  • sugarcane

Журнал

Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research (Pakistan)

ISSN : 0251-0480

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Тип : Journal Article

В АГРИС с : 2010

Том : 23

Выпуск : 1-2

Стартовая страница : 64

Конечная страница : 69

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" Women in agriculture: Results from a survey of Okara district of Pakistani Punjab "