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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:4, April, 2018

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(4): 1935-1938

Economic Analysis of Sweet Orange Varieties in Akola District of Maharashtra, India
Polu Parameshwar*, P.S. Joshi and D.H. Paithankar
Department of Horticulture, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeet, Akola - 444 104, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding author

The present study was undertaken to estimate the cost and return per hectare, the economic feasibility of investment of the Sweet orange fruit crop the study pertained to the year 2012-13. The study was based on data collected at All India Coordinated Research Project on Tropical Fruits (Citrus), Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola (Maharashtra). The present investigation was carried out in Ambe bahar season from eight sweet orange cultivars including Pera, Pineapple, Jaffa, Washigton navel, Hamlin, Valencia late, Sathgudi and Blood red malta. It was observed that Valencia late variety showing height fruit production (9.0 q ha-1) followed by Sathgudi (8.1 q ha-1) and Pera showing lower fruit production (2.8 q ha-1). Thus, total investment per hectare of each variety was Rs. 97665/-. It was observed that the more net present worth Rs.317485. /- was obtained from Valencia late and the Benefit: Cost Ratio was 3.2 followed by Sathgudi Rs. 284235. /- with 2.91 per cent Benefit: Cost Ratio. Pera variety showing low net present worth Rs. 97790. /- with 1.0 per cent Benefit: Cost Ratio.

Keywords: Sweet orange, Economic analysis, Valencia late, Benefit: Cost Ratio

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Polu Parameshwar, P.S. Joshi and Paithankar, D.H. 2018. Economic Analysis of Sweet Orange Varieties in Akola District of Maharashtra, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(4): 1935-1938. doi:
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