publication . Article . 1996

Role of women in Indian shrimp farming

Gopalakrishnan, A.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1996 Journal: Naga, volume 19, issue 4, pages 16-18
Abstract
Women in India are involved in various facets of shrimp (Penaeus monodon; Penaeus indicus) farming, including pond construction, seed collection, collection of feed materials and preparation of feeds, pond maintenance and post-harvest handling. This study indicates that 40% of laborers involved in shrimp farm construction are women. The various roles of women in shrimp farming are also described.
Subjects
free text keywords: Aquaculture, Women, Shrimp culture, Sociological aspects, India,, jel:Q00
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publication . Article . 1996

Role of women in Indian shrimp farming

Gopalakrishnan, A.;