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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Post-harvest losses of Amaranthus in Gondia district (M.S.)

Author(s):
UB Dongre, NT Bagde, UT Dangore, MS More and VJ Rathod
Abstract:
The present study entitled “Post-harvest losses of Amaranthus in Gondia district” was undertaken in three tehsils of Gondia district i.e. Gondia rural, Goregaon and Sadak Arjuni. The primary data were collected from selected farmers by personal interview method by preparation of schedule and it was tested by asking the information from some selected farmers. The collected information regarding, post-harvest losses faced by the farmers and constraints faced farmer, similarly the post-harvest losses occurred during the marketing of amaranthus. The data were collected from the year 2020-21.The post-harvest losses of Amaranthus at different stages of farm level was workout to be 15.03 kg/qt and per quintal corresponding monetary losses was Rs. 343.16/-. The total post-harvest losses of Amaranthus at market level was observed to be 12.66 kg/qt which causes per quintal economic loss of Rs. 506.40 /-.
The major constraints faced by farmers in post-harvest losses of Amaranthus were burden of transportation cost was the major problem, daily fluctuation of prices, and improper cold storage facilities, high commission charges, rough handling during transportation, packing, handling, loading and unloading.
Pages: 412-415  |  301 Views  107 Downloads
How to cite this article:
UB Dongre, NT Bagde, UT Dangore, MS More and VJ Rathod. Post-harvest losses of Amaranthus in Gondia district (M.S.). The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 412-415.

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