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The main objective of this study is to identify the constraints faced by medicinal plant growers in adoption of recommended cultivation practices. The present investigation was conducted in Tiruvannamalai district of the Tamil Nadu state. One hundred and twenty respondents were selected randomly by proportionate random sampling method from selected villages and they were interviewed, personally to collect the data with the help of structured interview schedule. The collected data were processed and statistically analyzed. Major constraints experienced by the medicinal plant growers were improper availability of seed/planting material, followed by high cost of labor, lack of fixed price policy for medicinal plants by the government, and lack of processing industries in the nearby area.