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Economic analysis of yield gap of Arhar (Cajnus cajan) in Vidarbha region of India

DOI: 10.18805/ijare.v0iOF.3532    | Article Id: A-4490 | Page : 456-460
Citation :- Economic analysis of yield gap of Arhar (Cajnus cajan) inVidarbha region of India .Indian Journal of Agricultural Research.2016.(50):456-460

Rachana Patil and Devyanee Nemade

rachana.patil@welingkar.org
Address :

PGDM-Rural Management, Prin. L. N. Welingkar. Institute of Management Development & Research, Matunga-400 019, Mumbai, India.

Submitted Date : 25-08-2015
Accepted Date : 12-07-2016

Abstract

Yield gap is an important aspect as it affects production. There is a need to take up in depth analysis of yield gap for narrowing down the yield gap between the farmers fields and demonstration plots.  It may not always possible for the farmers to raise the crop productivity on their farm to the level of research station.  However, it would be realizable to aim at demonstration plot yield. Hence in this study more emphasis is given to yield gap II.  i.e. difference between demonstration plot yield and farmers field. The study was based on the secondery data collected from Agricultural Prices Scheme, Dr. PDKV, Akola for the year 2014 -15.  In all 120 Arhar growing farmers from Akola, Buldhana and Amaravati district were selected. It is observed that total Yield gap was highest in low adopter (6.81 qt/ha) and less in high adopter  (1.87 qt)/ha.

Keywords

Arahar Tur Yield gap Vidarbha.

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