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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Cost-benefits analysis of water chestnut cultivation in Gariaband district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Omesh Thakur and Dwarikadish Churpal
Abstract:
The study entitled Cost-Benefits analysis of Water chestnut Cultivation in Gariaband District of Chhattisgarh. The study was confined to Gariaband district of Chhattisgarh state for the year 2021-22. It compiled and processing of primary as well as secondary data, which were obtained from well structured interview schedule and by various government published sources. The study revealed that the farmers of the concern district are getting a good source of income by cultivation of Water chestnut. Water chestnut (Trapa natans) is an aquatic annual herb, and its fresh, edible fruit is a valuable crop. Trapa natans is a highly competitive floating leaves aquatic plant that forms dense, mats over the water surface such as ponds and lakes. They are nutritious as well as easily digestible. These are useful for patient’s sufferings from Jaundice, abdominal pain diarrhoea. From the empirical analysis it was found that on an average cost of cultivation rupees per ha of water chestnut was estimated to be Rs. 72543.18 and Benefit –cost ratio was 2.07. The average cost of production of water chestnut was Rs. 740.24 per quintal.
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How to cite this article:
Omesh Thakur and Dwarikadish Churpal. Cost-benefits analysis of water chestnut cultivation in Gariaband district of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1910-1912.
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