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Production and Marketing of Tomato in West Bengal Province of India


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In this study, various cost items related to cost of cultivation of tomato are examined. These are cost of labour, cost of ploughing, cost of seedling, cost of manure & fertilizer, cost of irrigation, cost of insecticide & pesticide, and miscellaneous expenses. These are productive costs. The non productive cost is interest on working capital. It has been found that the most expensive items are noted to be charges for hired labour, cost of manures and fertilizers. & cost of plant protection chemicals. Cost of bullock labour (hired and own), and irrigation charges follows them. Marketing margin and price spread in the wholesale as well as in the retail market have been studied separately in Nagarukhra and Kolkata market. The study reveals that wide and random seasonal fluctuations in monthly wholesale prices prevail in the market throughout the year. Major items of marketing cost of tomato are transport, packing, loading and unloading, helping hands, storage, spoilage rents and maintenance. It is seen that transport is highest among various cost items.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC88903
AuthorPoulomi Saha,Md. Hasrat Ali and Shirin Akhtar
Number of Pages56
Publishing Year2013-01-31T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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