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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(6): 1156-1163
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.806.143


Farm Efficiency Measure Analysis of Tea Plantation Crop in Mokokchung District of Nagaland, India
Imlibenla and Amod Sharma*
Department of Agricultural Economics, SASRD, Nagaland University, Medziphema Campus, Nagaland, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A study was conducted to analyze the economics of different tea plantation farms in Mokokchung district of Nagaland state, both primary and secondary data were used. The primary data pertained to the year 2018-19 and was elicited from 90 tea plantation cultivators and 10 market intermediaries were also selected for the data collection through pre-tested questionnaires. Total cost of tea production for small farm size category was accounted to be Rs 34627.20/-, out of which total variable cost was Rs 24734.80/- and total fixed cost was Rs 9402.40/-. The highest cost was incurred on hired human labour, constituting 39.20 per cent of the total cost. In the medium farm size category, the variable cost was Rs 79661.30/- and fixed cost (Rs 28852.60/-) of the total cost which was Rs 108813.90/-. The highest cost was incurred on hired human labour constituting 59.30 per cent of the total cost. In the large farm size category, the total cost for tea production was accounted to be Rs 259440.50/-, out of which total variable cost was Rs 190595.60/- and total fixed cost was Rs 35583.30/-. The highest cost was incurred on hired human labor constituting 64.90 per cent of the total cost in the small farm size group, respectively. For large farm size category, the overall gross farm income was estimated to be Rs 577556 and the net return excluding and including family labor were Rs 386960.40/- and Rs 396295.70/-, respectively. The farm business income was estimated to be Rs 372134.90/- and farm labor income was Rs 371784.90/-. The net farm income was Rs 362449.60/-. The benefit cost ratio was estimated to be 2.20, respectively.


Keywords: Plantation, Tea, Economic, Farm, Small, Medium, Large
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Imlibenla and Amod Sharma. 2019. Farm Efficiency Measure Analysis of Tea Plantation Crop in Mokokchung District of Nagaland.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(6): 1156-1163. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.806.143