Scenario Analysis of Cardamom Growers in Cardamom Hill Reserves of Kerala

S Anju, N Kishore Kumar


The study was conducted to analyse various characteristics of cardamom growers in Idukki district of Kerala. Sixty farmers engaged in cardamom cultivation were selected based on landholding of not less than one acre. Fifteen independent variables were selected based on judges’ relevancy rating. Majority of the cardamom growers belonged to low to medium level of adoption of good agricultural practices. Education status and credit orientation were found to be significantly and positively related to adoption of good agricultural practices.


Adoption; Cardamom growers; Kerala.

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