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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 3356-3361
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.359


Cost of Cultivation of Mustard crop in Fatehpur District of Uttar Pradesh
Praveen Kumar Sahu, Krishna Kant, Harendra Pratap Singh Choudhri and G.P. Singh
Dept. of Agricultural Economics N.D. University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad-224 229 (U.P.) India
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Abstract:

Mustard become an essential oilseeds crop with its positive nature of suitability to climatic condition for its cultivation, being an important cooking medium according to the test of human diet and having various industrial uses of its main and by product. Since it is a low cost and high price crop can be cultivated in water stress and low soil fertility condition, mustard become a nice alternative to the farmers in place of wheat in rabi season crops. Keeping in view the importance of the crop a study on Economics of production of mustard was conducted in dist. Fatehpur Uttar Pradesh. One hundred respondents were selected through purposive cum proportionate random sampling technique from five villages of Hathgam block of Fatehpur district. Personal interview was done on pre-structured schedule for primary data collection. Tabular and functional analyses were used to draw the inferences. Respondents were categorised as marginal, small and medium size of farm. Costs of cultivation were increases with farm size, highest cost incurred in the production of mustard was found in medium farm size Rs.32555.94, per ha. and highest share of cultivation of mustard was human labour Rs. 8870.95, per ha. and overall cost of cultivation of mustard crop was Rs. 30448.01 per ha. and maximum share in cultivation of human labour Rs. 8613.84 per ha. On overall average, gross income was recorded Rs. 43994.73 and net income came to Rs.13847.75. On marginal farms, gross income was highest, which was recorded Rs.44173.71, followed respectively. On an average input output ratio the basis costs A1/A2, B1, C1, C2 and C3 were recorded 1:3.06, 1:2.96, 1:2.06, 1:2.07, 1:1.58 and 1:1.44, respectively At last mustard cultivation was found profitable and showed the further increase in profit per unit of time and area if the constraints of production and marketing is solved.


Keywords: Cost of cultivation, Mustard, Fatehpur, Personal interview
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Praveen Kumar Sahu, Krishna Kant, Harendra Pratap Singh Choudhri and Singh, G.P. 2018. Cost of Cultivation of Mustard crop in Fatehpur District of Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 3356-3361. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.359