Castor (Ricinus communis L.) based cropping system for higher income in South-Western Haryana


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Castor (Ricinus communis L.) based cropping system for higher income in South-Western Haryana

Authors

  • J S YADAV Regional Research Station (CCSHAU), Bawal-123 501, Haryana
  • SATYJEET Regional Research Station (CCSHAU), Bawal-123 501, Haryana
  • R S DADARWAL Regional Research Station (CCSHAU), Bawal-123 501, Haryana

https://doi.org/10.56739/jor.v37iSpecialissue.141339

Keywords:

Castor, Castor based intercropping, Cropping pattern, Net returns

Abstract

In Sirsa, Hisar and Rewari districts (Haryana) comparison of castor with traditional main cropping patterns viz.,
cotton-wheat, cotton-mustard, pearl millet-wheat, pearl millet-mustard, cluster bean-wheat and cluster bean-mustard were compared with castor (sole) and castor with intercrops of cluster bean and mung bean. Sole castor recorded higher net returns (`46341/ha) than all the traditional cropping patterns though highest gross returns were in cotton- wheat cropping pattern (`95450 /ha). Highest net return (`54960/ha) and B:C (1.52) were recorded under castor based inter cropping systems.

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References

Anonymous 2018. Agricultural Statistics at a Glance. Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, New Delhi.

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Submitted

2023-08-23

Published

2020-03-12

How to Cite

J S YADAV, SATYJEET, & R S DADARWAL. (2020). Castor (Ricinus communis L.) based cropping system for higher income in South-Western Haryana: Castor (Ricinus communis L.) based cropping system for higher income in South-Western Haryana. Journal of Oilseeds Research, 37(Specialissue). https://doi.org/10.56739/jor.v37iSpecialissue.141339