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Researcher Patil, R. S.
Advisor Waghmare, R. E.
Source KrishiKosh-Indian National Agricultural Research System
Content type Text
Educational Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Publisher Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Agriculture & related technologies
Subject Keyword Sugarcane ♦ Agricultural Economics
Abstract The study of ecomics of draught animals with apecial referance to maintenance cost and amployment of draught animals was based on the data collected from samples of farms selected under the comprehensive scheme for stadying cost of Cultivation of principal crops in Maharashtra, in the said schema, two independent samples, one for Jowar and othar for sugarcane ragion, wore under study and the samplas ware drawn by following three stagestratifiad random sampling design, Tha study revealed that the overall gross maintenance cost and not maintenance coat in the sugarcane ration was p.a« 2,167.38 and :-n. 2,065.90, respectively whila in the jowar region the emm vara Rs* 1,930.54 and &e» It876.10 par pair p&t anntsa reflectively. The nat maintenance coat par day was also higher (icr. 5.66) in tha sugarcane region than that in tha jowar region (as* 5,14). yOf Tha par pair par annum employment waa higher in tha sugarcane ragion (105.77 days), whila it was Xowar (97.43 days) in tha Jowar region, The higher aniployraant in tha sugarcane ragion waa partly due to i«©ra area undar irrigation and intensive cultivation of crops. The imputed wage rata par pair of bullock was low (r's. 20.74/day) in tha sugarcane region as compared to that in Jowar ragion (its* 29,14/day). The lowar iasputad wage rata in tha sugarcane ragion waa dua to higher number of e&ploymant day a. From tha functional analysis it waa observed that tha '."jraployiaant of draught animals on tha farms dapandad on tha nuraber of draught animals, farm size, intensity of cropping and gross irrigated area* The farmers in sugarcane ragion ward observed to b« mora rational in raspact of maintenance and tha efficient nee/3raught powar aa coraparad to thorn in tha jowar ragion*
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Place Maharashtra
Size (in Bytes) 6.59 MB
Page Count 132