This paper is published in Volume-4, Issue-6, 2018
Area
Organic Farming
Author
Dr. Fahmeeda Yasmeen
Org/Univ
Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Pub. Date
22 November, 2018
Paper ID
V4I6-1237
Publisher
Keywords
Organic farming, Contemporary farming, Soil structure, Environmental sustainability

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Dr. Fahmeeda Yasmeen. Organic farming – An excellent transition an analysis of the farmers’ perception and its impact on attitude towards organic farms, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Dr. Fahmeeda Yasmeen (2018). Organic farming – An excellent transition an analysis of the farmers’ perception and its impact on attitude towards organic farms. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 4(6) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Dr. Fahmeeda Yasmeen. "Organic farming – An excellent transition an analysis of the farmers’ perception and its impact on attitude towards organic farms." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 4.6 (2018). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Organic produce offers the safest products for human consumption. India’s traditional farming was organic but due to the food shortage during 1960s the Government of India reformed farming practices by adding chemical products for cultivation, diseases and weed management to fulfill the food deficiency. There was increase in production and productivity in chemical or conventional farming and our country was able to satisfy the food shortage. The current scenario is that people are looking forward for an healthy and safe style of living and are preferring organic products. To be more familiar with the concept of organic farming the comparison between organic farming and conventional farming is studied. Also an extensive literature survey has been done. In this study the following objectives have been fulfilled and hypotheses are framed and tested. To study the demographic characteristics of the selected organic farmers in Chennai, To study and analyse the perception of Organic Farmers on the various aspects of Organic Farming in Chennai, To analyse the attitude of Organic Farmers towards Organic Farming in Chennai and To identify the problems faced by the Organic Farmers in Chennai. A total of 60 farmers practicing organic farming system were taken up for the study by convenience sampling method. The study was carried out in Chennai city. The study is based on both primary and secondary data. . The Primary data was collected from the respondents by means of a questionnaire. The data analysis is carried out by applying descriptive and inferential statistics. The major findings of the study were that the farmers have favourable Attitude towards Organic Farming but the problems faced by farmers with respect to Organic Farming are more. Suggestions for the problem faced by the farmers are also given based on the results of the present study and concluded that the system of organic farming will help the future generation to a large extent by attaining a healthy environment and it is well understood that organic farming can bring a total change in the surroundings for the environmental sustainability.
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