Awareness on organic home grown veggies and preference towards it an empirical analysis considering the harmful effects of chemicals used in non-organic vegetable cultivation

Most recently, the ever-increasing trend in agriculture has been towards large-scale, chemical-based farming. Harmful chemical fertilizers, non-degradable pesticides and herbicides have destroyed the life of the soil, causing widespread erosion and sterility and affect the human health indirectly. Organic agriculture enriches the soil season by season. It increases the long-term yield, nutrient value and potency of the crops. It allows for a naturally clean water supply, and provides overall richness, health and well-being of their families, livestock, farmlands and communities. The recent human community has come out with the innovative concept: growing the own vegetables and fruits”, this concept has gained a good reputation and the results give a positive impact towards health and activity. Growing own vegetables is both fun and rewarding. All really need to get started is some decent soil and a few plants with a few area of space, even the terrace garden for most small housed people. People take an interest in gardening for a variety of reasons—higher quality produce, exercise in the great outdoors, or saving money. Whether you hope to discover your green thumb or save a little green, growing your own fruits and vegetables can be an advantageous pastime. When you're just getting started, gardening can be intimidating. In this research article we try to see the desperate change that has been advancing in the area organic vegetables & fruits from free available home space. The data has been collected with an accurate and reliable questionnaire. A factor analysis is used to club the various listed factors into apt headings. The reliability of the questionnaire has been tested with Cronbach Alpha with a value of .812 which is highly accepted. KMO (Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin) and Bartlett’s test is accepted with a positive Chi-Square value of 297.695,were as the Eigen values for factor analysis is more than 1 for those items which has been accepted and the factors have been rotated and those factor which has significant loadings (more than 0.40) are taken for the study conclusion.

Author: 
Mr. Anand Shankar Raja, M. and Mr. MridulUmesh
Journal Name: 
Int J Inf Res Rev
Volume No: 
02
Issue No: 
10
Year: 
2015
Paper Number: 
0544
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