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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Economic appraisal of mango production in Yamunanagar district of Haryana, India

Author(s):

Raj Kumar, Anil Kumar Rathee, Nirmal Kumar and Ved Prakash Luhach

Abstract:
The present study has been designed to investigate cost of production, and returns per hectare of mango fruit. A sample of 30 mango farmers was taken purposively from various villages in Radaur block of Yamunanagar district of Haryana. On the basis of the nature of data, various statistical and economic tools were used for estimation of cost and returns of mango production. The primary data for the agriculture year 2017-18 was collected by survey method by conducting personal interviews of the selected mango growers with the help of specially designed schedule. The average first year establishment costs per hectare for mango has been worked out to be ₹ 28034. The overall per hectare per year returns from mango orchards have been worked out to be ₹ 256856. The economic viability of the mango fruit, mainly net present value, internal rate of return, benefit-cost ratio and payback period have been computed as ₹ 693165.96, 29.14 per cent, 1:4.02 and 8 years, respectively.

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How to cite this article:
Raj Kumar, Anil Kumar Rathee, Nirmal Kumar and Ved Prakash Luhach. Economic appraisal of mango production in Yamunanagar district of Haryana, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):1298-1302.

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