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Authors: SRINIVAS, T
Advisor: Raju, V.T
Title: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CASHEWNUT PRODUCTION, MARKETING AND PROCESSING IN PRAKASAM DISTRICT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Publisher: ACHARYA N.G. RANGA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, RAJENDRANAGAR, HYDERABAD
Language: en
Type: Thesis
Series/Report no.: D3819;
Agrotags: ECONOMIC, ANALYSIS, CASHEWNUT, PRODUCTION, MARKETING, PROCESSING, PRAKASAM DISTRICT, ANDHRA PRADESH
Abstract: This study was undertaken emphasizing the costs, returns, marketing and processing of cashewnut. A sample of 72 farmers were selected from seven villages in two mandals of Prakasam district. Discounted cash flow techniques, B-eRatio, .IRR, farm efficiency measures, cost concepts and price spread were used. Establishment cost of Rs.7935.28 was incurred upto prebearing period and from sixth year onwards Rs.903.48 was incurred towards maintenance of orchard. Cost A1 , Cost B and Cost C were found to be Rs.990.32, Rs.2344.67 and Rs.3751.48 respectively. Net returns of Rs.l67.65 was obtained. Farm business income, Family labour income and Farm investment income were Rs.2928.81, Rs.l574.46 and Rs.l522.00 respectively. Pay back period of 8.5 years, net present worth of Rs.5558.37, benefit cost ratio of 1.26:1 and internal rate of return of 18.97 per cent were obtained. Processing cost of Rs.l24.22 was incurred and Rs.l47.25 was incurred towards marketing of 80 Kg (1 bag) of rawnuts •
Issue Date: 1991
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