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Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)

Analysis of sericulture production in Parbhani district

Author(s):
SD Choudhari, CB Latpate and AV Mhetre
Abstract:
The present study was conducted to assess economics of mulberry leaves production in Parbhani district. Sericulture is an agro-industry, the end product of which is silk. Silk is fibrous protein of animal organ produced by the silkworm for spinning a cocoon. Sericulture is a labour intensive agro-industry in all its phases, viz. food-plant cultivation, silkworm rearing, silk reeling and other off-farm activities such as twisting, dyeing, weaving and printing. Sericulture industry includes all the agricultural practices of mulberry cultivation silkworm rearing etc. By considering all these things of industry it is recognized as the source of socioeconomic development of economy of India. Multistage sampling design was adopted in the selection of district, tahsils, villages and sericulture farmers. Parbhani district was purposively selected on the basis of availability of area under sericulture production. The primary data was collected for sixty growers from the study area. For analyzing the data in the present study the analytical technique i.e standard cost concept namely Cost-A, Cost–B and Cost-C were adopted. The result showed that the gross return from per hectare mulberry garden estimated was Rs. 263182.5 with cost of cultivation Rs. 130680.20. The output - input ratio obtained was 2.09 whereas per kg cost of cocoon production obtained was 215.82.
Pages: 207-208  |  695 Views  289 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SD Choudhari, CB Latpate and AV Mhetre. Analysis of sericulture production in Parbhani district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(1S): 207-208.

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