Economic Analysis of Pea (Pisum sativum) in Himachal Pradesh

Navneet Singh
Journal article Economic Affairs • June 2020

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Abstract

The study was conducted in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh to analyze the economics of pea cultivation at different farm size category. The study reveals that total cost of cultivation of pea production was ` 84699.37 per hectare. Out of which cost A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, and C3 were ` 44150.67, ` 44150.67, ` 45135.52, ` 57521.56, ` 64613.39, ` 76999.43 and ` 84699.37 respectively. The cost of cultivation of pea in case of marginal farms was higher as compared to different farm size category. The total yield of pea production was 72.16 quintals per hectare. The total returns and net returns from pea production were ` 144324.32 and ` 59624.95 per hectare, respectively. The total returns and net returns from pea in case of large farms were higher as compared to different farm size category

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