Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)
Production of rose in Akola district of Maharashtra
Kankal AP, RG Deshmukh, Subhrsjyoti Mishra, MS Raut and YR Nikam
The study was conducted in Akola District, Maharashtra during the period Jan. 2019 to Dec. 2019. The purpose of the study is to find out profitability in terms of cost and return from Rose cultivation in Akola District, Maharashtra. The key objectives were to analyze the cost and return structure of Rose cultivation and to identify the major constraints faced by the farmers in Rose production. From each tahasil three villages selected purposively i.e., total fifteen villages were selected. From each village six farmers were selected randomly. Overall, ninety Rose cultivators were selected for the present study. It was observed that the total cost estimated for the year was i.e., Rs. 535696.20, for Rose. The overall level gross returns were Rs.1076745.99. Net return from flower production was accounted to be Rs. 541049.80 for Rose. The total input- output ratio for year profit at cost ‘C’ was 2.01 for Rose. The major problems faced by rose growers while shortage of water for irrigation, low rate of flower in the market and high wage rate problems, technical knowledge about pest and diseases and its control, Labour problems, high cost of fertilizer and plant protection etc.
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Kankal AP, RG Deshmukh, Subhrsjyoti Mishra, MS Raut and YR Nikam. Production of rose in Akola district of Maharashtra. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1S):579-583.