Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)
An Economic analysis of marketable surplus and marketed surplus of cereals and oilseeds in Azamgarh district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh India
Ram Singh Yadav, Kushwaha RR, Kuldeep Maurya and Bhartendu Yadav
The present study was carried out in the Azamgarh district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh to analyze marketed surplus and marketable surplus of cereals and oilseeds. The district Azamgarh was purposively selected for the study due to the convenience of the investigator. There are 22 development blocks in the district, one block namely, Pawai was selected randomly and from this block 100 respondents were chosen following the proportionate random sampling technique from 5 randomly selected villages. On the basis of holding size respondent were categorized as marginal (below-1ha), small (1-2ha.) and medium (2-4 ha.). Category wise 69 respondents from marginal, 22 from small and 9 farmers from medium holding size were included in study. The overall average size of farms came to 0.794 hectare. The average size of holding on marginal, small and medium farms, were found 0.272, 1.558 and 2.920 hectare, respectively. The cropping pattern revealed that highest area was covered under paddy and wheat followed by mustard. The cropping intensity was found highest on marginal farms followed by small and medium farms and it came to 269.86, 221.43 and 201.09 per cent, respectively. The cropping intensity decreased with increase in size of holdings of sample farms. On overall average per farm investment of sample farms was found Rs 330248.80. There were three marketing of channels i.e. Channel-I, Channel-II and Channel-III through which the farmers sold their produce. On an average per farm, total production, marketable surplus and marketed surplus of paddy were 2036.60, 1715.06 and 1715.06 quintal, total production marketable surplus and marketed surplus of wheat were 1812.01, 1253.00, and 1253.00, respectively whereas, total production, marketable surplus and marketed surplus of mustard were observed 261.60, 139.18, and 139.18.
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Ram Singh Yadav, Kushwaha RR, Kuldeep Maurya and Bhartendu Yadav. An Economic analysis of marketable surplus and marketed surplus of cereals and oilseeds in Azamgarh district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):91-95.