Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)
Economic analysis of marigold in Surajpur distric of Chhattisgarh
Author(s): Yogesh Kumar Sai, Banafar KNS, Sahu T and Chandravanshi V
Abstract: The present study was carried out in surajpur district of Chhattisgarh, with the objective to find out the study the cost and returns of Marigold cultivation and major constraints of marigold cultivation. Agriculture was the main occupation with 77.68 per cent with overall total cultivated area at 1.12 ha. / farm. Cost of cultivation showed an increasing trend from marginal to small farms for marigold crop. The overall cost of cultivation for marigold worked out as Rs. 84594 per ha. and it ranges from marginal farms Rs. 82344 per ha. to Rs. 85588 per ha. at small farms. The overall input-out ratio and B.C.Ratio was 1:2.18 and 1:1.19 for marigold crop. Overall, family labour income was Rs. 105317 per ha. Family labour income and farm business income was higher at small farms Rs. 105317 per ha. and Rs. 113377 per ha respectively. Overall, farm investment income was found to be Rs. 108618 per ha. The response of farmers about marigold production constraints namely High Price of fertilizers and insecticides, Lack of Labour, Attack by pest and diseases, Lack of scientific knowledge and training, Environment related problem, Instability in yield problem in farm production.
How to cite this article:
Yogesh Kumar Sai, Banafar KNS, Sahu T, Chandravanshi V. Economic analysis of marigold in Surajpur distric of Chhattisgarh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2):2018-2020.