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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

Costs and returns of red gram in different farm size groups in Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh

Author(s):
Dudekula Kasim Vali, Dr. Ramchandra
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, from Out of total blocks of Prakasam district one block has been selected purposely on the basis having high total area, production of red gram for current study. Farmers growing red gram is collected from Village Agriculture Assistant (VAA) and selected among them randomly. The farm respondents were classified in to four groups on the basis of area under red gram cultivation in all the selected villages viz. marginal - having the cultivated area less than 1 ha, small - having the cultivated area 1 ha to 2 ha, medium - having the cultivated area 2 ha-4 ha, and large - having the cultivated area 10 ha and above. The study revealed that total cost incurred in cultivation of red gram per hectare. Total cost of cultivation incurred was highest in marginal sized farm with RS 42563.5/- followed by small sized farms i.e., RS 42170.7/-, medium sized farm i.e., RS 40418.5 /- and lowest in RS 39473.9/-. Gross returns per hectare was lowest in marginal and small sized farms with RS 91350/- each followed by medium sized farms with RS 94500 /- and highest in large sized farms with RS 976500 /-. Net returns per hectare was highest in large sized farms with RS 58176.1 /- followed by medium sized farms with RS 54081.5 /-, small sized farms with RS 49179.3 /- and lowest in marginal sized farms with RS 48786.5 /.
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How to cite this article:
Dudekula Kasim Vali, Dr. Ramchandra. Costs and returns of red gram in different farm size groups in Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 1179-1181.

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