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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Increasing income and employment through vegetable crops in district Kanpur Nagar of Uttar Pradesh

Author(s):

Bhanu Pratap Singh, Birendra Kumar, Vishram Singh and Anshul Singh

Abstract:
The investigation was carried out during 2017-18 in block Sarsaul and Bilhaur of district Kanpur with random sample of the vegetable growers. The economics and employment of three major vegetable viz., Brinjal, cauliflower and tomato were worked out at different size group of farms. The average cost of cultivation for Brinjal came to Rs. 74258.97/ha which fetched a net income of Rs. 63449.19 per hectare. The vegetable pea crop gave net income of Rs. 82235.10 by incurring input cost of Rs.73276.49 per hectare. The cauliflower crop reflects a net return of Rs. 68117.21/ha on investment of Rs.57141.09 as input cost while tomato crop produced a net benefit of Rs. 84142.71/ha by incurring a input cost of Rs. 86679.59/ha. A comparative study revealed that tomato crop reflects highest gross return of Rs. 170822.30/ha and the front of net return tomato also proved best. The cost of production per quintal of Brinjal, Vegetable pea, tomato and cauliflower came to Rs. 588.61, Rs. 588.61, Rs. 421.73 and Rs. 330.73 respectively. The input- output analysis revealed that cauliflower crop proved to economical and remunerative fetched more than two times return over cost (1:2.19 B:CR) while vegetable pea ranked second with 1:2.12 times benefit over investment. On employment front tomato generated highest employment days (154) followed by Brinjal 137-man days, vegetable pea 131 days and cauliflower 123-man days in the study area.

Pages: 490-492  |  894 Views  375 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Bhanu Pratap Singh, Birendra Kumar, Vishram Singh and Anshul Singh. Increasing income and employment through vegetable crops in district Kanpur Nagar of Uttar Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):490-492.

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