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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:7, July, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 1566-1572

Cost and Income Analysis of Tomato cultivation in Ghazipur District of Uttar Pradesh, India
Punam Kushwaha, Harendra Pratap Singh Chaudhri*, R.R. Verma and R.R. Kushwaha
Department of Agricultural Economics, NDUAT kumarganj Faizabad (U.P.), India
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Study on cost and income analysis was conducted in Bhanwarkola block of Ghazipur district of eastern Uttar Pradesh. A sample of 50 respondent was chosen through purposive cum random sampling technique were categorised as marginal (<1 ha), small (1-2 ha) and medium (2-4 ha) size of farms. A survey was conducted by personal interview method with pre structure schedule. Simple tabular analysis was done to find out the result. It was found that tomato cultivation was profitable at all categories of farm. The costs of cultivation were highest on medium farms Rs.41318.40, followed by small farms Rs.39843.88 and marginal farms Rs. 38978.50 respectively. The overall average costs of cultivation were observed Rs. 39481.95 on sample farms. Gross income highest on medium farms Rs. 78400.00, followed by small farms Rs. 78715.00 and marginal farms Rs. 79440.00 per hectare and the overall average gross income was observed Rs. 79126.70. It shows the cost of cultivation and gross income was positively related with size of sample farms, whereas, negative trend of net income with farm size. Output – Input cost C3 ratio were 1:2.03, 1:1.98, 1:1.90 on marginal, small and medium size group of farm respectively which was overall recorded as 1:2.00.

Keywords: Cost, Income, Return, Output-input ratio

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Punam Kushwaha, Harendra Pratap Singh Chaudhri, R.R. Verma and Kushwaha, R.R. 2018. Cost and Income Analysis of Tomato cultivation in Ghazipur District of Uttar Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 1566-1572. doi:
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