Economic Analysis of Frontline Demonstration of Barley in Kargil District of Jammu and Kashmir


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Authors

  • Mansoor Hussain
  • Nazir Hussain
  • Ejaz ahmed
  • Nasreen Fatima

Keywords:

Frontline demonstration, yield gap, technology gap, technology index, Barley

Abstract

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kargil laid out Frontline demonstration to study the impact of High yielding variety and split doses of nitrogen in Barley. 25 farmers were selected randomly for demonstrating the technology during the year 2011-12 and 2012-13. Each demonstration was of 0.25 hectare. The crop was sown in the first fortnight of May. The average yield and economic analysis of the demonstration and the farmers practice were calculated. During both the years the highest average yield was found in high yielding varieties with split dose of nitrogen i.e. 25.3q/ha and 26.2q/ha as against the farmers practice i.e. 19.2q/ha and 16.7q/ha and the percentage increase was 31.78 and 56.89 more as compared to farmers practice. The average net return of the demonstration during 2011-12 and 2012-13 was Rupees 30080 and 31880 as against rupees 19600 and 14600 under farmers practice. The percentage increase in income was found to be 53.47 and 118.36 during both the years respectively.

Author Biographies

  • Mansoor Hussain

    Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil SKUAST-Kashmir

  • Nazir Hussain
    Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil SKUAST-Kashmir
  • Ejaz ahmed
    Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil SKUAST-Kashmir
  • Nasreen Fatima
    Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kargil SKUAST-Kashmir

Submitted

2019-10-24

Published

2019-10-24

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Economic Analysis of Frontline Demonstration of Barley in Kargil District of Jammu and Kashmir. (2019). Indian Journal of Hill Farming, 32(1). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IJHF/article/view/94775