Vol. 9, Issue 4 (2020)
An analysis of trends, growth and B: C ratio in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh with special reference to mustard crop
Author(s): Pramod Kumar, Dronak Kumar and Dr. Jayant Kumar Gupta
Abstract: India is a major producer of oilseeds, per capita oil consumption in India is only 10.6kg/annum which is low as compared to 112.5kg/annum in China, 20.8kg/annum in Japan, 21.3kg/annum in Brazil and 48.0kg/annum in USA. The growth rate of 15 percent per annum would be required in edible oil production in the country arrantly edible oil growth rate in India is only 4 percent. India is occupied second position in area and third in production of mustard crop in the world. In India, the area under total oilseeds crops is 26.8 million hector and production is 25.45 million tons (2012-13). The mustard crops covers 72.47 loch hectare area and 68.5 lake tones production in India 2012-13. Major mustard producing states in India are Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, West Bangal and Assam. The position of Madhya Pradesh is third in area and fourth in production of mustard in India. In Madhya Pradesh the area under total oilseeds crops is 70.33 lakh hector and the production is 18219 thousand tons. The mustard covers 726.9 thousand tone productions. The major mustard growing district in Madhya Pradesh is Bhind, Morena, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Neemuch and Mandla. In Bhind district the mustard crop covers of area 18o.546 thousand hectare area and 175.5 Thousand tones production and it share 24 percent Area and 27 percent production of mustard in Madhya Pradesh (2014-15). As this crops covered major portion in cropping pattern in Bhind district so it necessary to know the present status and level of profitability in study area then farmers can grow continue and including in the cropping pattern.
How to cite this article:
Pramod Kumar, Dronak Kumar, Dr. Jayant Kumar Gupta. An analysis of trends, growth and B: C ratio in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh with special reference to mustard crop. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4):152-156.