GB Pant University Of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar

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Department of Agriculture Economics


Department of Agriculture Economics

The discipline draws its commitment to analyze investment, income and employment pattern in hill farming, and yield gap and constraint analysis in major hill crops. Economic analysis of high yielding varieties in different crops, apple production, off-season vegetables and mushroom production in hills is aimed. Commercial cultivation of crops with traditional practices, in general, was not found to be profitable with traditional practices. Socio-economic evaluation of Jagdhar village in the region has revealed 70% illiteracy with a higher female population than that of males. About 73.8% of the holdings were up to 1 ha which occupied only 46.4% of the total village area. The largest crop area was under wheat (28.6%) followed by rice (25.8 %). The average productivity of crops was quite low. Mushroom cultivation in the region was found to be climatically and economically feasible.

Department of Agriculture Economics
GB Pant University Of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar
Pantnagar - 263145
District - Udham Singh Nagar,


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