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Cost of cultivation of turmeric per hectare

Particulars Physical units (mean) Value (Rs.) (mean)
I  RETURNS    
Main product (Quintals) 42 39,900
By-product value (Rs.) - -
Cross Return (1 +2) - 39,900
II EXPENSES    
Land revenue   13
Seed rhizomes (Kg) 1790 4,520
Manures (Quintals) 157 1,203
Fertilizers (Kg) 332 713
Chemicals - 433
Irrigation charges - 394
Machine power (Hired) - 207
Bullock power (Hired) 12 271
Human labour (Hired)    
Men 203 2,851
Women           238 1,813
Subtotal Rs. (4 to 12) - 12,418
Interest on working capital - 898
Total cash expenses (13 + 14) - 13,316
Returns over variable cost (3-15) - 26,584
Family labour    
Men 51 754
Women 31 267
Bullock power (owned) 10 417
Total operating cost (15 + 17 + 18) - 14,754
Rental value of owned land - 4,835
Depreciation on farm assets - 415
Interest on fixed investment - 1091
Total fixed cost (20 to 22) - 6341
Total cost (19 + 23) - 21,095
Return over all costs (3-24) - 18,805
Cost/Quintal (main product) (24 / 1) - 502
Cost of cultviation Rs. 21,095
Yield 42 Quintals
Cost /Unit Rs.950
Produce Value Rs.39,900

Produce Value
C : B = ------------------------------------------  =  1: 1.9
Cost of Cultivation
  • Main product refers to dried turmeric,
  • Mean fresh rhizome yield is about 210 quintals (or) 21 tonnes/ha
  • Mean dry recovery is about 20 per cent.
  • Cost benefit ratio is 1:1.9 (i.e.) by spending Rs.21,095/- an additional income of Rs. 18,805 can be achieved.

 
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