International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Agriculture | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

A Study on Small Tea Growers Satisfaction Level and Problems with Special Reference to the Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu

Dr. A. Jaganathan [2] | Dr. K. Palanichamy

Abstract: The tea industry of India has had a long trip since the 18th century. In spite of having a strong base as manufactured product, it allows a bigger gain for the country as agricultural output. Among the tea producing states of India, Assam is well known internationally since a long time ago. The state dominates the countrys tea map by producing almost half (50 per cent) of the total tea production. In the recent years, Indian tea industry has witnessed many structural changes such as the replacement of small tea plantations by large plantation. The Nilgiris district resides inside the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and a part of a larger mountain chain known as the Western Ghats. The Nilgiris district is mainly an agriculture district and its economy mainly depends upon the success or failure of crops especially the plantation crops like tea and coffee. The climatic environments and troposphere of the area make the Nilgiris District the appropriate place in South India for cultivation of tea as a result the zones under tea cultivation in Nilgiris are massive and spread. The cultivation of tea is mainly based on the tea plantation workers and the study is to analyze about the a study on small tea growers satisfaction level and problems with Special reference to the in the Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu

Keywords: Plantation Labour, Productivity, Saplings, Tea Growers, Wastage,

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,

Pages: 809 - 812

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