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Vol. 12, Issue 4 (2023)

Economics of production of tomato in Nagpur district

PJ Gedam, SM Sarap, KA Mahadik and AJ Godage
Tomato is rich source of vitamins A, C, Potassium, Minerals and fibers. Tomatoes are used in the preparation of soup, salad, pickles, ketchup, puree and sauces and also consumed as a vegetable in many other ways. The study has based on cost structure, returns and profitability during the year 2021-22 based on primary data. The study was conducted in Nagpur, Hingana and Kuhi tahsils based on purposive sampling. Four villages were selected from Nagpur tahsils and three villages selected from Hingana and Kuhi tahsils. Total 10 villages were selected for the present study. A sample of 35 Tomato growers were selected based on random sampling. Twelve tomato growers were selected from Nagpur and Hingana tahsil and Eleven tomato growers were selected from Kuhi tahsil. The study’s main purpose was to estimate cost, returns and profitability of tomao production It was observed that, per hectare cost of cultivation of Tomato at cost C3 i.e. Rs. 147394.36. The average yield and gross returns per hectare increased with increased with the increase in size of farms. The input output ratio of Tomato at cost C3 was 1:2.49. This indicates that, Cultivation of Tomato crop was economically profitable. The average main production was 245.57 qtl/ha.
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How to cite this article:
PJ Gedam, SM Sarap, KA Mahadik, AJ Godage. Economics of production of tomato in Nagpur district. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(4):1314-1316.

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