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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Economics of production of gaillardia in Akola district

Author(s):

Priyanka Govekar, Vanita Khobarakar, Mayuri Raut, Aishwarya Patil and Dipali Khope

Abstract:
The present study was carried out to study cost structure and returns during the year 2018-2019 based on primary data. The study was conducted in Akola, Patur and Barshitakali tahsils based on purposive sampling. A sample of 90 gaillardia growers was selected based on random sampling. It was observed that, Per hectare cost of cultivation of gaillardia at cost “C3” was highest in the large farmers i.e. Rs. 1,68,385.61 followed by medium farmer Rs. 1,56,641.69 and small farmer Rs. 1,48,042.51 and at overall level Rs. 1,57,794.66. The average yield and gross returns per hectare increased with the increase in size of farms. The average yield of gaillardia crop was 300.33 q/ha. The benefit cost ratio of gaillardia at cost 'C3' was 2.02 in small farmer, 2.12 in medium farmer, 2, 31 in large farmer and 2.16 in overall farmer which indicating economical profitability of gaillardia cultivation in the concerned areas.

Pages: 506-511  |  1112 Views  512 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Priyanka Govekar, Vanita Khobarakar, Mayuri Raut, Aishwarya Patil and Dipali Khope. Economics of production of gaillardia in Akola district. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):506-511.

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