Indian Journal of Economics and Development: Forthcoming Issue

Smiley face

Smiley face

Smiley face

Make Payments
Useful Links


Economic Impact of Pomegranate Research and Extension on Farm Economy

575.00

V.G. Pokharkar, C.M. Gulave and D.B. Yadav

Category:

Description

The Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2018, Volume : 14, Issue : 3
First page : ( 497) Last page : ( 503)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412. Online ISSN : 2322-0430.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2322-0430.2018.00162.2

Economic impact of pomegranate research and extension on farm economy

Pokharkar V.G., Gulave C.M.*, Yadav D.B.
Department of Agricultural Economics, Mahatama Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri-413 722 (Maharashtra)

*Corresponding author’s email: shekhar.gulave53@gmail.com

JELCodes O33, Q10, Q12, Q16, Q19.

Online published on 27 September, 2018.

Abstract

The production of pomegranate was increased by both area expansion and productivity improvement for the entire period. There is a contribution of technology and input in TFP growth even though the input indices decreased. The total economic worthiness of university released pomegranate production technology over other competing varieties of pomegranate in Maharashtra was 98616.07 per hectare. An additional investment of one rupee in pomegranate research generated additional income of 20.87 indicating investment in pomegranate research generated substantial returns to the farmers. The pomegranate growers in Maharashtra state earned gross and net economic benefit of 2883 crores and 1465 crores, respectively from improved pomegranate varieties released by MPKV, Rahuri. Therefore, it is suggested that the Government should allocate substantial funds to public research in pomegranate for productivity improvement.

Top

Keywords

Economic impact, partial budgeting, pomegranate, return to investment, total factor productivity.

Sixth National Seminar 2020

Useful Downloads

News and Updates

  • Contents IJED 16(1) 2020

  • Proceeding of 22.07.2019
  • Hard copies, Indian J Econ Dev 16 (1), January-March, 2020 after Corona threat is over

Web Counter