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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Marketing of black gram and constraints faced by farmers in production and marketing of black gram in Washim District

Author(s):
Sanap Ganesh, MS More, VJ Rathod, NT Bagde and SN Suryawanshi
Abstract:
The study entitled “Economic Analysis of Black gram in Washim district” was undertaken in three tehsils of Washim district i.e. Mangrulpir, Karanja and Washim. The primary data were collected from selected farmers by personal interview. The information was collected regarding marketing of black gram and constraints faced by farmers in black gram production and marketing. Producer Commission agent cum wholesaler Retailer Consumer was the important channel through which maximum quantity was sold by farmers. Total marketing cost incurred in channel I was Rs./qtl 409.77 which was more as compared to channel II (Rs./qtl 282.46)) in the marketing of black gram in Washim district. Net price received by producer was highest in channel II i.e. Rs./qtl 6050.41 than channel I Rs./qtl 5970.02. Producers’ share in consumer’s rupee was highest in channel II i.e. 90.97 per cent. Major constraints faced by farmers during black gram production were problem of wild animals (75.78 mean score) followed by infestation of insects and pests, unaware about seed treatment. In regards to marketing, major constraints faced by farmers were high transportation charges (70.28 mean score) followed by high commission charges, problem of price variation in the market and malpractices followed in market.
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How to cite this article:
Sanap Ganesh, MS More, VJ Rathod, NT Bagde, SN Suryawanshi. Marketing of black gram and constraints faced by farmers in production and marketing of black gram in Washim District. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):1112-1116.

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