Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 36 issue 2 (june 2021) : 136-140

​Changes in Prices and Arrivals of Major Oilseed Crops in APMC Amreli (Gujarat): An Empirical Analysis

A.S. Dudhat, Pushpa Yadav, A.P. Prajapati
1Department of Agricultural Economics and Statistics, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Mota Bhandariya, Amreli-365 610, Gujarat, India.
  • Submitted12-07-2021|

  • Accepted22-07-2021|

  • First Online 29-07-2021|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP331

Cite article:- Dudhat A.S., Yadav Pushpa, Prajapati A.P. (2021). ​Changes in Prices and Arrivals of Major Oilseed Crops in APMC Amreli (Gujarat): An Empirical Analysis. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 36(2): 136-140. doi: 10.18805/BKAP331.
The price volatility has been the main centre of attention for policy planners. This study therefore, aims to examine the changes in price and arrivals of major oilseeds of APMC, Amreli (Gujarat) analyzing monthly time series data of last twenty years. The findings emerged from the study revealed that the month wise and year wise highest changes were observed for the groundnut (semi spreading), followed by sesamum (white). Month wise severe changes were observed in the price of sesamum (white), while year wise severe changes were observed for the sesamum (black). On the basis of adjusted R2, price model of semi-spreading groundnut was found to be the best fit among all the models.

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