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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 380-387
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.039


Growth Performance and Marketing of Maize in Karnataka, India
Murulidhar M. Venkannanvara1, G. M. Gaddi2 and C. P. Gracy3
1Department of ABM, UAS, Dharwad, India
2Department of Agriculture Economics, UAS, Bengaluru, India
3Department of Agricultural Marketing, Cooperation and Agribusiness Management, UAS, Bengaluru, India
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Abstract:

Maize (Zea mays) is one of the important cereal crops of the World and gaining lot of importance in animal feed and other industry uses. The present study aimed at assessing the growth performance maize and efficiency of identified marketing channels in major APMC’s for maize of Karnataka viz. Davanagere, Haveri and Hassan of the Karnataka state. The secondary data on maize area, production and yield collected for fifteen years from 1990-91. The primary data were collected from 60 maize growing farmers, 15 commission agents, 15 village merchant / traders in equal proportion operating in three selected APMCsusing random sampling technique. The results of the study revealed two major marketing channels for maize. The Channel-I was practiced by 66.66 per cent of the respondents and Channel-II adopted by 33.33 per cent of the respondents. In the total price spread, share of marketing cost and profit margins of various intermediaries was 75 per cent and 25 per cent in channel -I, while the respective figures for channel-II were 80 per cent and 20 per cent. The producer’s share in consumer’s rupees was relatively more in channel -II (86.6%) compared to channel -I (83.7%). Thus, Channel-I was found to be relatively more efficient than Channel -II.


Keywords: Carbohydrate, Starch, Fiber and protein
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Murulidhar M. Venkannanvara, G. M. Gaddi and Gracy, C. P. 2019. Growth Performance and Marketing of Maize in Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 380-387. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.039