Cost-Benefit Analysis of Chilli Seed Production

  • Harish Tigari Assistant Professor & Co-ordinator, Davan PG Studies, Davangere University, Shivagangotri, Karnataka, India
  • H K Swathi Department of Commerce, Davangere University, Shivagangotri, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Seed production, Agriculture, Chilly, Cost-benefit analysis, Income


In agriculture the cost-benefit is often used to assess different adaptation approaches while cropping by the farmers. The present study intends to investigate cost-benefit   associated with chili seed production by farmers in monetary term and identify the economics of seed production based on general information and responses of farmers. The study area is Arasikere which is located in Harapanahalli taluk. The study addresses the profitability of farmer based chilly seed production. The study used data, collected from farmers who are producing the chilly seed. The quality seed characterized with high germination and vigour, genetically and physically pure, free from borne diseases and insect post with relatively low moisture contain. Primary data has been collected by the farmers through structured questionnaire and random sampling technique was used while selecting the respondents. For analyzing the costs and benefits of seed production, average costs, average revenue and average return are calculated.

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Tigari, H., & Swathi, H. K. (2019). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Chilli Seed Production. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 8(1), 47-52.