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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 3
First page : (694) Last page : (700)
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Economics of Soybean Crop in Western Vidarbha Regions of Maharashtra State

A. R. Mohod1*, R. G. Deshmukh2 and P. M. Tayade3

1Department of Agriculture Economics, BHU, Varanasi, U.P., 2Department of Agriculture Economics and Statistics, Dr. PDKV, Akola, M.S., 3Department of Agriculture Economics, VNMKV, Parbhani, M.S.
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Received: 16.02.2018  |  Revised: 22.03.2018   |  Accepted: 2.04.2018  



Soybean in Indian agriculture as a pulse and oilseed crop has attained importance due to its nutritional and industrial value. It occupies an important place as it gets more foreign exchange from as export of soya powder due to its greater demand in the international market. It is highly nutritious food item, as it contain 20 per cent oil and 40 per cent protein. In addition, it also contain 21 per cent carbohydrate, 11.5 per cent iron, and 4 per cent mineral salts like calcium phosphate and many important vitamins.
            Soybean is getting prominence in the new cropping patterns because of its higher prices and less input requirement as compared to other crop in general and cotton in particular. Soybean has an ability to grow well in a verity of soil condition including light and black cotton soils.

Key words: Cost A, Cost B, Cost C, Gross income, Input-output ratio.

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Cite this article: Mohod, A.R., Deshmukh, R.G. and Tayade, P.M., Economics of Soybean Crop in Western Vidarbha Regions of Maharashtra State, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(3): 694-700 (2018). doi: