Factors Responsible for Paddy Growers’ Diversification

Sathyapriya Eswaran, Rexlin Selvin


In Tamil Nadu, a constituent state of India, the cultivable area under paddy had reduced over the period of time due to various factors. This study aims to enumerate the factors responsible for paddy growers’ diversification in the study area. Altogether 60 respondents were asked for the factors responsible for diversification. The major push factor responsible for diversification was inadequate labour availability & irrigation and availability of farm inputs was the major pull factor.


Paddy; diversification; pull factors; push factors

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2017.1.29.5827-5830


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