Growth Rate in Area, Production and Productivity of Maize

Authors: Azra Parveen Department of Agricultural Economics, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Raipur- 492 012, Chhattisgarh, India

An attempt has been made to work out the growth rate in area, production and productivity of maize in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh. The production performance of maize in overall period (2000-2010) was observed positive and significant growth in state of Chhattisgarh, Surguja district have also shows the positive growth rate of area and production. On an average cost of cultivation per hectare of maize was found Rs. 18340.45 and cost of production per quintal was Rs. 328.46 of main product and Rs. 19.53 of by product. The value of output on an average was found to be Rs. 44352 for main product and Rs. 2549.5 for by product respectively. The yield of maize was observed 52.80 quintal of main product and 50.99 of by product, input-output ratio of maize was observed as 1:2.52.

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