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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 13, Issue:3, March, 2024

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2024.13(3): 169-175

Assessment of Resource Use Efficiency of Rapeseed/Mustard Production in District Deoria, Eastern Utter Pradesh, India
Dheeraj Kumar Verma1*, Pratibha Bhaskar2, Priyanka Rai1 and Hraday Kumar1
1Department of Agricultural Economics, BRDPG Collage, DDU Gorakhpur University, U.P., India
2Department of Geography, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author

The oilseed complex in India is undergoing visible changes in the new environment of liberalized trade. Consumption patterns are changing, as consumers are beginning to accept oils other than those consumed traditionally. Change in cropping patterns has also taken place with the help of technology mission and prices support. Oilseed sector is greatly disappointed with the outcome of the budget. The country is heavily dependent on import of several tones of edible oil per year to fulfill the requirement of the people. An estimated 9.20 million tons of rapeseed mustard are produced in India each year (2020–2021). To enhance the productivity of rapeseed/mustard there is urgent need of technological intervention. The research study was conducted on 60 farmers of Rudrapur and Gauri Bazar blocks of Deoria District. Multistage stratified random sampling technique was adopted to select the farmers. The requisite data was collected through personal interview with the farmers with the help of pre-tested comprehensive schedule related to Rapeseed/Mustard crop for the year 2022-23. Cobb-Douglas production function has been applied to analyze resource productivity in rapeseed/mustard production, considering Gross return (qt./ ha') as a dependent variable and the input factors, namely the Area (ha. term), Fertilizer (kg. term), Irrigation charge (value term.), Seed (kg. term), Tractor (Value term) and Human labor (men days) as the independent variables. The regression coefficient of area, seed, irrigation, tractor and human labor inputs uses turned out to be positive and significant in different size of farms.

Keywords: Rapeseed/Mustard, Cobb-Douglas Production Function, Input-Out Relationship


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Dheeraj Kumar Verma, Pratibha Bhaskar, Priyanka Rai and Hraday Kumar. 2024. Assessment of Resource Use Efficiency of Rapeseed/Mustard Production in District Deoria, Eastern Utter Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 13(3): 169-175. doi:
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