Role of women in Indian shrimp farming.

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.


Citation:

Gopalakrishnan, A. (1996)
NAGA 19 (4): 16-18
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