Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)
Impact of drip irrigation system on profitability of Chilli in Madhya Pradesh
Pradeep Kumar Patidar, Deo Prabhakar Rai, Rajendra Singh Bareliya and Ankit Soni
The chilli is considered as one of the most commercial vegetable crop and he cultivated in subtropical and also tropical region with purpose of vegetable. This study was purely based on primary data and this was conducted in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh on 180 drip irrigated farmer and 60 conventional irrigated farmer. Hence, 240 samples were collected from vegetable growing farmers. The expenditure incurred in total cost of cultivation was compared with drip irrigated farm as compared to conventional irrigated farm and found that an average drip irrigated farmer was found to be invested 0.34 per cent (₹1141.92 ha-1) less in total cost as compared to conventional irrigated farmer in cultivation of chilli. An average drip irrigated farmer (284.62 qha-1) was found to harvest significantly 16.98 per cent more yield as compared to conventional irrigated farmer with the result of this his gross return was found to be significantly 20.01 per cent increased as compared to conventional irrigated farmer from cultivation of vegetable chilli.
How to cite this article:
Pradeep Kumar Patidar, Deo Prabhakar Rai, Rajendra Singh Bareliya and Ankit Soni. Impact of drip irrigation system on profitability of Chilli in Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 1180-1183.