International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part E (2017)
An analysis of area, production and productivity of major vegetables in Darrang district of Assam (India)
Talukdar Bidyasagar, Baruah Utpal and Barman RN
The present study was conducted to analyze the supply chain of major vegetables in the Darrang district of Assam. Both input and out put supply chains for selected vegetables are studied. Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) for Area, Production and Productivity for vegetables were estimated. The important vegetables selected were brinjal, bottle gourd, tomato and cabbage for detailed analysis. Two important markets viz., Kharupetia and Besimari were selected and from the surrounding villages of each market from which bulk of products come to the market, three villages were selected randomly. A simple random sample of 20 percent was drawn without replacement from marginal, small, medium and large categories of farmers form the selected villages. In case of kharif vegetables, the annual growth rate in area was 2.96 percent per year 5.912 percent per year in production and 2.86 percent in productivity where as in case of rabi vegetables the annual growth rate in area was 2.67 percent per year, in production and 2.86 percent per year and productivity in 2.42 percent per year. The increased CAGR have been due to the initiatives taken by the Government and State Agriculture Department by providing various financial and technical supports to the farmers.
How to cite this article:
Talukdar Bidyasagar, Baruah Utpal, Barman RN. An analysis of area, production and productivity of major vegetables in Darrang district of Assam (India). Int J Appl Res 2017;3(9):316-319.