Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)
Impact analysis of university released chickpea varieties on farm economy
Salunkhe SV, VG Pokharkar and DB Yadav
In this study, impact analysis of university released chickpea varieties was analyzed and quantified using Partial budgeting approach. For this purpose varieties released by the AICRP, Pulses Improvement Project, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth Rahuri has been considered as they were appreciably performing with increasing adoption over time. The total additional cost (direct + indirect) of university released varieties over other competing varieties was observed to be Rs. 8231.00 per hectare. However, the reduced costs (or saving) and added returns due to university released varieties over other competing varieties was Rs. 25916.11. Thus, the total economic worthiness of university released chickpea production technology over other competing varieties of chickpea in the region was Rs. 17685.11 per hectare for the year 2017-18. The gross and net economic impact of chickpea variety to the farming community in Maharashtra state for the year (1990-91 to 2017-18 was Rs. 29120.37 crores and Rs. 6189.27 crores, respectively. Therefore, it is advocated that government may allocate substantial funds for research and extension in chickpea crop.
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Salunkhe SV, VG Pokharkar and DB Yadav. Impact analysis of university released chickpea varieties on farm economy. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1S):202-206.