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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

A study on cost of cultivation, marketable and marketed surplus of pearl millet in gird region of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
Hemant Kumar Lamba, SC Srivastava, Rahul Kumar and Surendra Rundla
Abstract:
An investigation has been conducted on a study cost of cultivation, marketable and marketed surplus of Pearl Millet in Gird Region of Madhya Pradesh. Morena district was selected purposely for this study due to this district has remarkable position under pearl millet production in the Madhya Pradesh. After selection of district and crop, Morena tehsils, was selected randomly out of six Tehsil, then five village namely Rajhanspura, Jharoni, Bhanpura, Bhitholi, Beretta were selected randomly from Morena tehsil, thereafter a list of pear millet growers prepared and arranged into ascending order namely small (Less than 2 ha) medium (2-4 ha Large) and large (above 4 ha) from each categories 30 farmers selected randomly. After analysis of study it was found that average cost of cultivation (cost C3) of pearl millet in the study area was found to be Rs20655.73 /ha, which was highest on Rs 21135.31 /ha on large,Rs20925.89 /ha on small farmers and Rs 19906.01 /ha on medium farmers. The cost of cultivation of pearl millet decrease with the increase in size of land holdings. An average, the share of operational costs was 60.92 per cent of the total cost (cost C3) for the sample farms. An overall gross income per hectare of pearl millet cultivation was observed Rs 23483.6667/ ha, the gross income per hectare from pearl millet cultivation was higher on large farms as compared to medium and small sized farms. The (B: C Ratio) Input output ratio was highest as 1.17 on large farm followed by 1.14 and 1.10 on small and medium farm, respectively.
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How to cite this article:
Hemant Kumar Lamba, SC Srivastava, Rahul Kumar and Surendra Rundla. A study on cost of cultivation, marketable and marketed surplus of pearl millet in gird region of Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 674-678.

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