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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:12, December, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 1635-1639

An Economic Analysis of Production of Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) in Sikar District of Rajasthan, India
Sundar Lal*, Sanjay Kumar and Vikash Singh
Department of Agricultural Economics, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Prayagraj, (U.P.) India
*Corresponding author

The present study entitled ‘An economic analysis of production of pearl millet in sikar district of Rajasthan’ was conducted in the year 2019-20 with a sample of 120 respondents. The results indicated that the total cost of cultivation of Pearl millet for small, medium and large size farms were (Rs.27020.70/ha, Rs 26672.20 Rs/ha and 25390.50/ha) respectively. The gross returns obtained per hectare by large size and medium size farms were high (Rs.38000/ha) as compare to small size farms (Rs.36000/ha) respectively, and the net returns per hectare obtained by large size farms were high (Rs.12609.50/ha) as compared to medium and small size farms (Rs.11327.80/ha and Rs.8979.30/ha) respectively. Input-output ratio per hectare was highest in large size farms (1:1.50) compare to medium and small size farms (1:1.42 and 1:1.33).

Keywords: Pearl millet, Production, Sikar, Cost and return

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Sundar Lal, Sanjay Kumar and Vikash Singh. 2020. An Economic Analysis of Production of Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) in Sikar District of Rajasthan.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 1635-1639. doi:
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