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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Economics of production of Brinjal in Akola district

Author(s):

Mayuri Raut, Vanita Khobarakar, Aishwarya Patil, Priyanka Govekar and Ashwini Dangore

Abstract:
The present study was carried out to study cost structure, returns and resource use efficiency during the year 2018-2019 based on primary data. The study was conducted in Akola, Patur and Akot tahsils based on purposive sampling. A sample of 90 Brinjal growers was selected based on random sampling. It was observed that, It is observed that, per hectare cost of cultivation of Brinjal at cost C3 was highest in the large group i.e. Rs. 158038.79 followed by medium group (Rs. 153629.41) and small group (Rs.143751.95). Per hectare total cost of cultivation of Brinjal for overall farmers was Rs.151778.83. The average yield and gross returns per hectare increased with the increase in size of farms. The benefit cost ratio of Brinjal at cost 'C3' was 1.54 in small group, 1.59 in medium group, 1.61 in large group and The overall input-output ratio was found to be 1.58, This indicates that, Cultivation of brinjal crop was economically profitable. The average main production was 157.95 q/ha.

Pages: 530-534  |  1129 Views  612 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Mayuri Raut, Vanita Khobarakar, Aishwarya Patil, Priyanka Govekar and Ashwini Dangore. Economics of production of Brinjal in Akola district. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):530-534.

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