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Vol. 12, Special Issue 12 (2023)

Studies on growth rates of area, production and productivity of major crops in Nanded district of Maharashtra

Author(s):
TV Bhadre, PM Metkari, PK Bante, AA Pawar and KA Mahadik
Abstract:
The present investigation was undertaken in Nanded district of Maharashtra. The study was focused on examining agricultural development in Nanded district over a period of time for recommending better future policies. Estimating trends in land use and cropping patterns, growth rates of area, production and productivity of important crops, infrastructural development, major variables impacting agricultural production, challenges and suggestions are all incorporated in this section. The district of Nanded comes under Marathwada division of Maharashtra with 8 subdivisions and there are total 16 tehsils in the district. The analysis was based on secondary data collected from several public entities in Nanded and the Maharashtra Government. The secondary data collected for the agriculture years from 1990-91 to 2018-19 was analysed by using simple tabular approach and functional analysis method. The exponential function was used to examine the growth rates of area, production, and productivity of important crops. The growth rates of area of food grains decreased at the rate of 0.3 and 2.15 percent per annum while the production showed non-significant increase during the period under study. The growth rates of area and production of oilseeds were increased with rates of 0.79 percent and 0.56 percent per annum, respectively whereas the growth rates of area and production of cotton are slightly increased at the rate of 0.38 and 1.26 percent per annum for overall period in the district.
Pages: 840-843  |  192 Views  132 Downloads
How to cite this article:
TV Bhadre, PM Metkari, PK Bante, AA Pawar and KA Mahadik. Studies on growth rates of area, production and productivity of major crops in Nanded district of Maharashtra. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(12S): 840-843.

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