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Research Paper | Agricultural Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016
Study on Decision Making Process with reference to Risk Taking Behaviour of Rural Woman Vegetables Growers in Jobat Block of Alirajpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India
Sarala Chouhan | Dr. Sandhya Choudhary  | Dr. V. K. Swarnakar
Abstract: Vegetable are grown in almost all the states in the country under varied agro-climatic and soil conditions. India is the second largest producers of vegetables in the world accounting for about12.00 per cent of the world production. risk taking refers to the tendency to engage in behaviour that have the potential to be harmful or dangerous, yet at the same time provide the opportunity for some kind of outcome that can be perceived as positive. The behaviour of rural farm women is guided by individual objective estimate of the degree of risk involved in the vegetable cultivation. The main reason behind them is that women cannot take extra risk about the vegetable cultivation. Keeping in view this point it has been decided to undertake 120 farm women from tribal district for the study. The most of the rural women performed overall high and medium decision making process regarding vegetable production activities followed by low decision. Women were perceived possessing overall medium risk taking behavior regarding vegetable production activities followed by high and low risk.
Keywords: Decision Making, Risk Taking Behaviour, Vegetables Growers, Rural Woman
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016,
Pages: 91 - 94