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Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2012)

Value chain management in hybrid cotton of the Vidarbha

Vilas Telgote and Sangita Warade
Cotton is main Cash crop for Vidarbha. Value addition in the Cotton can lift up farmers economic status. For the purpose present research work is taken on Value chain management in Hybrid Cotton. The data is collected from 450 cotton growers residing in Vidarbha. It is found that the cost of cultivation of hybrid cotton was Rs 1314 per quintal. The total real cost added was Rs 2085.34 and total real benefit derived by the whole chain was Rs. 4294.46 (205.94 percent). The cotton grower, ginning mill, textile and oil extraction mill have received the profit margin of 41.55, 43.35, 112.33 and 17.34 percent respectively over the chain. The share of marginal profit in value chain was highest of the textile mill i.e. 112.33 percent. As compared to the efforts and time invested by the cotton grower, his marginal profit was very less. If the cotton grower perform all the said operations collectively, the will get the large benefit.
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How to cite this article:
Vilas Telgote, Sangita Warade. Value chain management in hybrid cotton of the Vidarbha. Pharma Innovation 2012;1(1):142-145.

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