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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2018)
Economic analysis of onion, chilli, coriander production and marketing in Mungeli District of Chhattisgarh


Author(s): Naresh Kumar and Bhag Chandra Jain

Abstract: Economic analysis of onion, chilli, and coriander production and marketing with the objective to work out the cost and return and marketing pattern of onion, chilli, and coriander in the study area. The study was conducted in 15 villages of 2 blocks of Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh state. The major finding of this study revealed that, on an average, the cost of cultivation of onion was calculated as Rs 26,996.61, chilli was calculated as Rs.27147.83 and the cost of cultivation of coriander was calculated as Rs.24397.49 per hectare and which showed an increasing trend from marginal to large farms and average input-output ratio was observed to be 1:1.39, 1:3.91, and 1:2.65 whereas, input-output ratio was showing increasing trend from marginal to large farms in the production of onion, chilli and coriander. Two marketing channels were prevailing in marketing of hilli, in the study area cviz channel-I: producer - village merchant- consumer, channel-II: producer - consumer (village market). And an average marketable surplus of onion was 98.49 per cent to total production, chilli was 89.42 per cent to total production and coriander was 85.21 per cent to total production.

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Naresh Kumar, Bhag Chandra Jain. Economic analysis of onion, chilli, coriander production and marketing in Mungeli District of Chhattisgarh. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(2):1361-1367.
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