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Factors influencing the extent of adoption of shrimp culture technologies

By P S Swathi Lekshmi, K Chandrakandan and N Balasubramani


Fisheries sector occupying a unique status in India as it provides employment, food and nutritional security\ud and foreign exchange. Shrimp farming is an integral activity of the fisheries sector. Shrimp culture on commercial\ud scale begun very recently in India. Among the various factors which determines the adoption of shrimp farming\ud governmental policies and market in wake of post WTO era is most important. Some of the environmental issues\ud are also associated with the shrimp farming. So the present study is an attempt to study the policies responsible for\ud adoption of shrimp culture in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The study showed that the legal and\ud environmental policies influenced the adoption of shrimp culture technologies

Topics: Aquaculture
Year: 2005
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