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Legume Research, volume 43 issue 6 (december 2020) : 861-865

Productivity, Input and Operational Costs and Marketing Efficiency of Guar [Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (L.) Taub]: A Legume Crop in Haryana

Mohinder Singh, Rajesh Kathwal, Ella Rani
1Department of Economics, Baba Mastnath University, Asthal Bohar, Rohtak-124 021, Haryana, India.
  • Submitted11-06-2018|

  • Accepted12-08-2019|

  • First Online 03-12-2019|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-4049

Cite article:- Singh Mohinder, Kathwal Rajesh, Rani Ella (2019). Productivity, Input and Operational Costs and Marketing Efficiency of Guar [Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (L.) Taub]: A Legume Crop in Haryana. Legume Research. 43(6): 861-865. doi: 10.18805/LR-4049.
A field study was conducted in Sirsa, Bhiwani and Hisar in Department of Economics, Baba Mastnath University Rohtak to study the productivity, economics and marketing efficiency of guar during the year 2014-15. It was found that among the operational costs for cultivation of guar, the preparatory cost was significantly higher in Hisar (` 2834/ha) as compared to Sirsa and Bhiwani, while the pre-sowing irrigation was higher in Sirsa district. The sowing costs was significantly higher in Sirsa (` 957/ha). Threshing and transportation costs were significantly higher in Sirsa (` 3924 and ` 350). FYM, DAP, irrigation and chemical weeding were significantly positively correlated with yield. Marketing channel-III (producer and processor only) was found most efficient with an efficiency of 12.03. 
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