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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

An economic study of demand led rice breeding for varietal improvement in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Arvind Kumar Miri, Dr. Hulas Pathak and Dr. VK Choudhary
Abstract:
The share of Agriculture in GDP of state was 16.2%, in 2019-20. The state has contributed the major share in production of cereals. Among cereals, rice is main crop and cultivated in 4.7 m. ha area of the state. “An economic study of demand led rice breeding for varietal improvement in raipur district of Chhattisgarh.” of the state was conducted during 2019-20. The study covered 10 villages of Raipur districts, Arang block and Dharsiwa block primary data on all the relevant aspects were collected from 100 farmers. This study was specifically carried out for Swarna variety of rice, which used for preparation of flakes rice. Formal survey method was used to augment data from sample of Swarna rice variety growers. The findings of the study revealed that the average farm size of sample farms was registered to be 2.47 ha. Overall, cost of cultivation of Swarna rice variety was accounted Rs./ha 37090.31, which comprised of 61.14 per cent of labour cost followed by input material cost (32.56%) and fixed cost (6.30%), respectively. Overall, yield of Swarna rice variety was recorded to be 55.79 q/ha. The gross return of Rs./ha 87432.40 was obtained from Swarna rice variety. Input output ratio was found to be 1:1.78 the major constraint in cultivation of rice was as pest and disease followed by weed problem and labour non-availability.
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How to cite this article:
Arvind Kumar Miri, Dr. Hulas Pathak and Dr. VK Choudhary. An economic study of demand led rice breeding for varietal improvement in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 81-84.

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