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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Costs and returns of wheat production of different categories of farmers in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand

Author(s):

Dhirendra Kumar, Naresh Kumar and Harshita Bisht

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. The costs and returns of wheat of different category of farms were calculated using CACP concept. 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). The per quintal total cost of production was found highest on large farms (Rs.1330.70) and lowest on medium farms (Rs.1305). At aggregate level it was Rs.1336.57. Net return over cost C3 was highest on large farms (Rs. 16989.65) and it was lowest on marginal & small farms (Rs. 11205.35). At aggregate level it was Rs. 12754.60.

Pages: 277-282  |  2411 Views  1795 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dhirendra Kumar, Naresh Kumar and Harshita Bisht. Costs and returns of wheat production of different categories of farmers in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):277-282.

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