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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:5, May, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 3009-3013

Analysis of Cost and Return Structure of Chickpea Cultivation
R.V. Chavan*, R.D. Shelke and S.S. More
Department of Agricultural Economics, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani, India
*Corresponding author

Pulses are the edible seeds of plants in the legume family. Pulses grow in pods and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. India grows chickpea on about 8.35 million hectares area with 7.17 million tons of grains which represents more than 40 per cent of the national pulse acreage and production respectively. Use of hired human labour and the family human labour was 33.73-man days and 12.46-man days respectively. Use of bullock labour was 4.86 pair days while the use of machine labour was 18.00 hours. The main produce (grain) was produced was15.56 quintals and by produce (straw) was 4.04 quintals. The farm business income comes to Rs.41237.53 likewise family labour income was Rs.28583.58. Per quintal cost of production of chickpea was Rs.3075.25 and Output-Input ratio was 1.53.

Keywords: Cost and return structure, Chickpea, Cost of production, Pulses

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Chavan, R.V., R.D. Shelke and More, S.S. 2020. Analysis of Cost and Return Structure of Chickpea Cultivation.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 3009-3013. doi:
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