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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Socio-economic condition of wheat growers in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand

Author(s):

Dhirendra Kumar, Dwarikadhish Churpal and Neeta Yadav

Abstract:
The study was conducted in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand was based on data collected from 60 farmers (26 marginal & small, 18 medium and 16 large) for the agricultural year 2011-12. Various socio economic variables were analyzed using simple descriptive statistical tools like average, percentage to examine the socio economic status. Average size of land holding was 2.62 ha. In Rabi season wheat was grown as main crop. The per hectare total cost of production of wheat at aggregate level was Rs. 57392.26. Large farms incurred highest total cost (Rs. 59628.99/ha) and marginal & small the lowest (Rs. 55783.41/ha). Study suggests that efforts should be made for timely supply of quality inputs at reasonable price and in adequate quantity to farmers.

Pages: 226-229  |  1423 Views  441 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dhirendra Kumar, Dwarikadhish Churpal and Neeta Yadav. Socio-economic condition of wheat growers in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):226-229.

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