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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 3406-3410
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.403


Cost of Cultivation of Tomato Crop in Durg District of Chhattisgarh, India
Anjali Verma1*, B.C. Jain2, Shashank Sharma3 and Yogesh Kumar Sai4
1Department of Agri-Business & Rural Management, 2Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur, (CG)
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Tomato is rich source of vitamins A, C, Potassium, Minerals and Fibers. Tomatoes are used in the preparation of soup, salad, pickles, ketchup, puree and sauces and also consumed as a vegetable in many other ways. In Chhattisgarh, total production of tomato is 868.60 (‘000) MT from an area of about 52.89 (‘000) Ha. (Joint director horticulture, 2017-18). The major tomato producing districts are Raipur, Durg, Bastar, Jashpur and Bilaspur. Fourty farmers were selected purposively from four villages i.e. Banbarad, Aheri and Baghdumar. Five wholesalers and seven retailers were also selected for the fulfilment of the objectives. The primary data were collected for year 2018-19. On an average cost of cultivation per hectare of tomato was found to be Rs 168023.6. The average cost of production per quintal of tomato was worked out to be Rs.360.4864. The input-output ratio of tomato was found to be1:1.71 at sample farms.


Keywords: Total production, Cost of cultivation, Input-output ratio
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Anjali Verma, B.C. Jain, Shashank Sharma and Yogesh Kumar Sai. 2020. Cost of Cultivation of Tomato Crop in Durg District of Chhattisgarh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 3406-3410. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.403