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An economic analysis of cost of cultivation of horticultural crops vis-à-vis traditional crops in Haryana

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Parveen Kumar, Gitanjali Mehta and Ram Chander

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Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2013, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 83) Last page : ( 88)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412.

An economic analysis of cost of cultivation of horticultural crops vis-à-vis traditional crops in Haryana

Kumar Parveen*,1, Mehta Gitanjali**, Chander Ram***
* Lecturer, Commerce, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh

** Assistant Professor, Akal School of Economics, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh

*** Lecturer, Government College, Nalwa (Hisar) Haryana

1Email: parveenmehta.eco@gmail.com

JEL Classification: D24, D61

Online published on 1 August, 2013.

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The results of present study revealed that the net annual returns from Kinnow and Guava were 137500 & 119500 per acre respectively. The net return from traditional cropping system like wheat-cotton and wheatpaddy combinition were estiamted to be 40130 and 46090 per acre respectively. The net annual return from chili, onion and tomato were 201500, 69500 and 109000 respectively and were much more than traditional crop of wheat. The study revealed that diversification of area from traditional crops to horticultural crops were will ensure higher profitablilty than traditional crops.