Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 36 issue 2 (june 2021) : 141-145

Trend in Area, Production and Productivity of Pigeon Pea in Myanmar

May Myat Thu, Sebghatullah Rashid Rasoli, C.P. Gracy
1Department of Agricultural Marketing, Co-operation and Business Management, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore-560 065, Karnataka, India.
  • Submitted17-07-2021|

  • Accepted22-07-2021|

  • First Online 06-08-2021|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP334

Cite article:- Thu Myat May, Rasoli Rashid Sebghatullah, Gracy C.P. (2021). Trend in Area, Production and Productivity of Pigeon Pea in Myanmar. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 36(2): 141-145. doi: 10.18805/BKAP334.

Background: Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is the third most important pulse crop of Myanmar. The country is the biggest exporter of pigeon pea accounting for nearly (90%) of the total global export volumes. This study evaluates trends in the area, production and productivity of pigeon pea in Myanmar. 
Methods: The study is based on 10 years (2008 to 2017) secondary data obtained from the Myanmar MOALI and FAOSTAT. CAGR and multiple regression were adopted as the study methods. 
Result: Results indicated that due to an increase in harvesting area and productivity, pigeon pea production increased from 7,65,000 MT in 2008 to 7,98,689 MT in 2017. However, CAGR indicated a nonsignificant decrease. 

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