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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 743-753
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.098


Economics of Buckwheat Cultivation in the Mainpat Block of Chhattisgarh
Aryama Bharti* and Prishila Kujur
Department of Agricultural Economics, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidayala,Raipur (C.G.) – 492012, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An attempt has been made in this study to examine the economics of production and marketing of buckwheat in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh. The specific objectives of the study were to work out the cost and returns of buckwheat on different categories of selected farmers. The present study was conducted in Mainpat block in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh state. One fifty farmers were selected in Mainpat. Out of 150 farmers, 32 marginal, 36 small, 38 medium and 44 large farmers were selected. The primary data were collected for the year 2015-2016. To calculate the cost of cultivation simple mean and average method was used. The major findings of this study revealed that on an average cost of cultivation per hectare of buckwheat was found Rs. 26726.57 and cost of production per quintal was Rs. 1232.87. The overall yield of buckwheat was found to be 20.80 quintal and input-output ratio of buckwheat was observed as 1:3.24.


Keywords: Buckwheat, Farmers, Cost of cultivation and economics, Input-output ratio, Mainpat, Chhattisgarh
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Aryama Bharti and Prishila Kujur. 2019. Economics of Buckwheat Cultivation in the Mainpat Block of Chhattisgarh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 743-753. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.098