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Marketing and Seasonal Price Variation of Acid Lime in Vijayapura District


K. Thejeswini, V.R. Kiresur, C.P. Gracy, and M.Y. Teggi



Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2016, Volume : 12, Issue : 1a
First page : ( 43) Last page : ( 46)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412. Online ISSN : 2322-0430.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2322-0430.2016.00033.0

Marketing and Seasonal Price Variation of Acid Lime in Vijayapura District

Thejeswini K1,*, Kiresur V.R.2, Gracy C.P.1, Teggi M.Y.2
1Department of Agricultural Marketing, Co-operation and Business Management, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka

2Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Agricultural Sciences, (Dharwad), Karnataka

*Corresponding author:

JEL Codes M31, Q11, Q13

Online published on 26 April, 2016.

The study revealed that majority of the farmers in Indi and Vijayapura taluks of Vijayapura district traded their commodity through Channel-II (Producer-Commission agent-cum-wholesalers-Local retailerLocal consumers) through which farmers realized high share in consumer rupee and low price spread (715.04 and 792.37 in Indi and Vijayapura taluks respectively) compared to Channel-I (Producer-Commission agent-cum-Wholesalers-Distant traders-Distant retailer-Distant consumers). Marketing cost incurred by Indi farmers accounted to 119.55/bag (40 kg) while it was 151.97/bag in Vijayapura taluk. Summer months (February to May) fetched higher price per bag and vice versa scenario in rainy season (June to September).

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