Cumin seeds being grown as cash crop by the farmers enjoy comparative advantage in their cultivation over foodgrains and non-foodgrain crops. The farmers need better marketing facilities for marketing of this high value risky crop which generally is reflected through a higher share in the consumers rupee. It is not only essential to obtain higher yields but is equally essential to market the surplus produce at right time place and market. In this context, this book identifies the key issue associated with production and marketing of cumin seed. It discussed the production behaviour, growth rates and instability in cumin seed production, input use, cost structure and returns from cultivation of cumin crop, marketing system, cost, margins and price-spread in marketing of cumin seed, extent and nature of competition and degree of concentration of market power in the selected cumin markets. The scope of the book is for policy planners, researchers and for students who are interested in spices research specially marketing aspects.