1. AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CROP PRODUCTION IN DRYLAND AGRICULTURE OF ANDHRA PRADESH by K. SUSEELA1 AND M. CHANDRASEKARAN2

  • K. SUSEELA1* M. CHANDRASEKARAN2
Keywords: Andhra Pradesh, CACP Approach, Dryland, Major crops, Profitability

Abstract

The study examined the profitability of dryland crops of Andhra Pradesh. The results of the Analysis of relative profitability of the seven crops raised by the sample farmers in the three dryland agricultural districts would ultimately reveal that bengal gram and cotton were relatively more profitable crops in spite of having relatively higher costs of cultivation with the exception of tobacco across districts. Prakasam district performed relatively better in terms of yield and returns of the crops grown compared to other districts. Ananthapur showed the least performance in terms of yield and returns of the crops grown in relation to other districts.

KEY WORDS: Andhra Pradesh, CACP Approach, Dryland, Major crops, Profitability.

Author Biography

K. SUSEELA1* M. CHANDRASEKARAN2
  1. SUSEELA1* AND M. CHANDRASEKARAN2

1RESEARCH SCHOLAR, DEPT. OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, TNAU, COIMBATORE-641 003,

TAMIL NADU - INDIA.

2PROFESSOR (RETIRED), DEPT. OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND DIRECTOR (I/C) PLANNING AND MONITORING, TNAU, COIMBATORE- 641 003,

TAMIL NADU - INDIA.

Corresponding author’s e-mail:  suseelaagri@gmail.com

Published
2018-11-01
How to Cite
M. CHANDRASEKARAN2K. S. (2018). 1. AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CROP PRODUCTION IN DRYLAND AGRICULTURE OF ANDHRA PRADESH by K. SUSEELA1 AND M. CHANDRASEKARAN2. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, 105, 01 to 16. Retrieved from http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/1356