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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): 2098-2102

Resource Use Efficiency in Bottle Gourd in Meerut District of Western Uttar Pradesh, India
Krishna Kant*, Praveen K. Sahu and J. P. Singh
Department of Agricultural Economics NDUAT Kumarganj Ayodhya, India
*Corresponding author

Vegetable cultivation plays an important role in the agricultural economy of India. Small and marginal farmers of India grow vegetable for generating income and increasing nutrient in the diet of people. But limited research was done on profitability and resource use efficiency of bottle gourd which are the crucial vegetable crops grown by farmers in Meerut. On the basis of primary data to know resource use efficiency of bottle gourd cultivation. The purposive sampling was used to select districts and villages on the basis of highest area under these crops random sampling technique was used to select the 100 farmers and categorized under marginal small and medium farmers. Study concluded coefficient of multiple determinations (R2) human labour, seed, manure and fertilizers and irrigation together contributed 88.2450, 83.4458 and 85.4872, per cent, that efficient use of resources. human labour and plant protection were statistically significant at 1 per cent level of significance Returns to scale on marginal, small and medium farms were analysed and found to be less than unity. Marginal value productivity in case of human labour on all three categories was found more than unity.

Keywords: Resource use efficiency. Return to scale. Marginal value productivity

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Krishna Kant, Praveen K. Sahu and Singh, J. P. 2020. Resource Use Efficiency in Bottle Gourd in Meerut District of Western Uttar Pradesh, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2098-2102. doi:
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