An economics study on growth rate of cashew nut in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state
Kanchan Chiram, Dr. Hulas Pathak and Dronak Kumar
The present study deals with analysis of cashew nuts marketing channels in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state. The Bastar area of Chhattisgarh is purposely selected for this study because this area has different levels of the cost of production and returns of cashew nut in the Chhattisgarh state. The primary data were collected for the year 2019-2020. Primary data were collected from the sample respondents by conducting personal interview and pretested schedule. 80 farmers were selected randomly from Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. The overall cropping intensity was found to be nearly 148.16 percent. Also the cropping intensity among the farms under overall, marginal, small, medium, large farmer was 139.74, 155.78, 147.04 and 155.74 percent, respectively. The growth in area, production and productivity of cashew nut of the Chhattisgarh state and Bastar district was significant and found to be 5.07, 10.35 and 5.03 per cent, 1.69, 11.14 and 9.29 per cent, respectively. A suggestion was information about high-yielding varieties of cashew should be given to the farmers with technological support from KVK. Farmers should be given information about sowing intercropping crops in cashew fields through rural agricultural extension officer for additional income.
How to cite this article:
Kanchan Chiram, Dr. Hulas Pathak and Dronak Kumar. An economics study on growth rate of cashew nut in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 2703-2709.