COST OF CULTIVATION AND PROFITABILITY OF MANGO CULTIVATION IN DHARMAPURI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU


Vasuki. R , M. Soundariyan
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Roever Agricultural College (TRIARD), Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India
Abstract
India is the top most mango producer in the world and Tamil Nadu provides the major contribution. The present study was conducted to analyze the cost, returns and profitability of Mango orchards in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. The study was carried out in Dharmapuri district with a sample size of 120 with the objective of cost of production and profitability of mango orchard. The average yield per acre of Mango orchard with different age groups was 23.08 tonnes. The average net returns from the Mango orchard were Rs.229492.50. This study found the per acre establishment and maintenance cost of mango orchard was Rs. 23950. The profitability analysis revealed the Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) @15% discount rate was 1.98. It shows the economic feasibility of Mango orchard.
Keywords: Mango, cost of cultivation, profitability, yield and Economics
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Economic Research (ARER)

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Published on : 2022-11-21

Vol : 10
Issue : 11
Month : November
Year : 2022
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