International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 8, Part E (2015)
Growth in Area, Production and Productivity of Vegetables and Fruits in India with Special Reference to Karnataka
MV Dinesha, KE Sriramappa
The analysis o f growth is usually used in economic studies to find out the trend of a particular variable over a period of time and used for policy decisions.The necessary secondary data were collected for a period of 22 years from 1991-92 to 2012-13.It was divided was divided into two sub periods, i.e., 1991-92 to 2000-01 and 2001-02 to 2010-11. The results of compound growth rate analysis are presented in the table for the periods 1991-92 to 2000-01, 2001-02 to 2010-11 and the whole period separately. The analysis is carried out for fruits and vegetables at all-India and Karnataka levels separately. For the study period 1991-92 to 2012-13 the growth rates of area and production of fruits showed positive of 4.3 percent. The productivity of fruit crop registered insignificant positive growth. The area, production and productivity of vegetables registered positive growth during the study period 1991-92 to 2012-13.Similarly, the area and production of fruits in Karnataka were shown positive rates of 1.80 and 0.90 percent respectively. But productivity recorded negative rate of -0.90 percent during the study period 1991-92 to 2012-13.The growth rates of area, production and productivity of vegetables exhibited positive rates of 1.90, 2.50 and 0.70 percent respectively.
How to cite this article:
MV Dinesha, KE Sriramappa. Growth in Area, Production and Productivity of Vegetables and Fruits in India with Special Reference to Karnataka. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(8): 288-293.