AN ECONOMIC STUDY ON MARKETED SURPLUS OF CHICKPEA IN REWA DISTRICT OF MADHYA PRADESH
|Krishna K. Pandey1*, D. Tiwari2 and S. Upadhyay3
|Corresponding Author: Krishna K. Pandey, E-mail: [email protected] Mobile No. 9454000249|
|Received: 03 May 2013 Accepted: 13 May 2013|
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The present study was formulated to determine an economic study on marketable and marketed surplus of chickpea in Satna District of Madhya Pradesh during agricultural year 2008-09. Primary data were collected by used suitable sampling technique. The secondary data were collected from the different sources i.e. from agricultural statistics of M.P. Total sample size was categorized according to land holding viz. small (0-2 ha), medium (2-4 ha) and large (4 and above ha). In addition for each category marketed and marketable surplus were calculated. 10 wholesalers and 10 retailers were also randomly selected from trading in Satna district. Area under chickpea was 1.72 ha,(2008-09) which contributed 26.91% of gross cropped area. Under the methodology multiple linear regression were used for evaluating the percent contribution of different recourses on marketed surplus. Correlation coefficient being calculated between each and every explanatory variable. Lack of knowledge of recommended practices was the first and foremost constraint faced by the producers i.e. 69.00 per cent. Some suggestions for formers and some for government were given for policy making strategy.