International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2018)
An economic analysis of production of Chilli in Bilaspur District of Chhattisgarh
Author(s): Dilip Kumar Sonwani, Dr. AK Koshta and Birendra Tigga
Abstract: This study seeks to examine (i) the growth rate in area, production and productivity of chilli in Bilaspur district and Chhattisgarh State, (ii) costs and returns of chilli. The study was conducted in Gaurella and Pendra blocks of Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh state. Total 50 farmers were considered for the study, which comprised of small (25), medium (20) and large (5). The Primary data were collected from the sample farmers through personal interview method. The data were pertaining for agricultural year 2014-2015. The study envisaged that family size of sample farmers was 5.8 members. The average farm size was found to be 2.21 hectares. Overall cropping intensity was observed to be 184 percent. The average cost of cultivation of chilli was Rs/ha. 44312.69 and estimated gross return was Rs/ha 154930.50. The cost per quintal production of chilli was noticed to be Rs 445.55. The average yield of green chilli and red chilli was 100 and 1.20 q/ha. The benefit cost ratio of chilli was registered to 1:2.48.
Pages: 1726-1728 | 287 Views 3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dilip Kumar Sonwani, Dr. AK Koshta, Birendra Tigga. An economic analysis of production of Chilli in Bilaspur District of Chhattisgarh. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(2):1726-1728.