Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)
Production and marketing of banana in Bemetara district of Chhattisgarh: An economic analysis
Author(s): Ashish Patel, Dr. Bhag Chand Jain, Shashank Sharma and Yogesh Kumar Sai
Abstract: An attempt has been made in the study to examine the production and marketing aspects of tomato in Bemetara district. The present study was conducted in the Bemetara districts of Chhattisgarh. 28 Banana growing villages and 5 banana grower from each of the selected villages selected randomly from two blocks Saja and Bemetara and categorized them into small, medium and large farmers based on their holding size. Therefore 20 small, 48 medium and 44 large farmers was selected. The results revealed that in Bemetara District the average per ha cost of cultivation of Banana was 230536.44, and average cost of production was Rs. 299.33 and an average the input-output ratio was 1:2.34. The average per ha yield of sample respondents 770.16 qt. and average net returns was Rs. 311093.98. There were three marketing channels for the marketing of Banana, which are: Channel-I: Producer → Consumer, Channel-II: Producer Commission agent → Retailer → Consumer and Producer → whole seller → Retailer → Consumer.
How to cite this article:
Ashish Patel, Dr. Bhag Chand Jain, Shashank Sharma, Yogesh Kumar Sai. Production and marketing of banana in Bemetara district of Chhattisgarh: An economic analysis. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2):2021-2023.