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PRODUCTION POTENTIAL AND ECONOMICS OF SUNFLOWER - BASED CROPPING SYSTEM UNDER SCARCE RAINFALL ZONE OF ANDHRA PRADESH

P. Sesha Saila Sree, V. Sridhar and D. Swapna Sree*
Regional Agricultural Research Station, Nandyal, Kurnool (Distt.) A.P. - 518 503, India

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60 - 62
Article ID:
ARCC4528
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Abstract
Field experiments conducted during five consecutive years from 1996–97 to 2000–01 revealed that among different sunflower based cropping sequences, the sunflower equivalent yield of groundnut-sunflower was the highest (1555 kg/ha) and found at par with setaria -sunflower (1545 kg/ha) and sunflower - sunflower (1503 kg/ha). However, the net returns and benefit - cost ratio were the highest for setaria -sunflower followed by sunflower - sunflower sequences.
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  1. Damodaram, T. and Hegde, D.M. (2000). In: Oilseeds Situation: A Statistical Compendium, Directorate of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
  2. Tomar, S.S. and Tiwari, A.S. (1990). Indian J. Agron., 35: 30-35.
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