Economic and Constraint Analysis of Rice Cultivation in Kaithal District of Haryana

B. Nirmala and P. Muthuraman


A study on economics and major constraints in rice cultivation in Kaithal district of Haryana was conducted during 2007-08. The study covered four villages of two blocks and data on constraints and cost-return aspects of rice cultivation were collected from 80 farmers. Total costs in rice production amounted to be Rs. 33778.68/ha. Average yield was 4.99 t/ha. Benefit-cost ratio worked out to be 1.27. Pests and disease incidence, lack of remunerative price and labour shortage were the major constraints in rice production

Keyword: Costs, Returns; Constrain

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