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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Economic analysis of Sapota in Palghar district of Maharashtra

Sabale AS, Wadkar SS, Chakranarayan AD and Akhare AS
The present study was conducted during 2020-21 in Palghar district of Maharashtra. The cultivation of sapota in Dahanu tehsil is concentrated near and away from sea the shore, therefore, the villages in the Dahanu tehsil were divided in two categories Group I and Group II and from each group three villages were selected randomly. From each selected village 15 farmers were randomly selected. Thus, total sample consisted of 90 sapota farmers. The results revealed that, per hectare total cost of maintenance (cost-C) of sapota orchard at overall level for sapota orchard was worked out to Rs.208867. The per hectare gross returns received at overall level of sapota orchard were Rs.368717 and profit at different cost levels such as cost A, cost B, cost C was Rs.271980, Rs.177563, Rs.159850, respectively. The benefit cost ratio at overall level was 1.77. Regarding disposal, at overall level total production of sapota fruit was 235.06 qt out of which 99.70 per cent of produce was sold in market and negligible quantity was kept for home consumption and other purposes.
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How to cite this article:
Sabale AS, Wadkar SS, Chakranarayan AD, Akhare AS. Economic analysis of Sapota in Palghar district of Maharashtra. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):1381-1384.

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