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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (692) Last page : (698)
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Trends in Market Arrivals and Price of Pearl Millet in Haryana

Dinesh Singh1, Ravinder Kumar2, Rakesh Kumar3* and K. K. Kundu4

1Rural Development Officer, Union Bank of India, Tohana
2Agriculture Development Officer, Jakhod Khera,
Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of Haryana
3Agriculture Development Officer, Bisoha, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of Haryana
4Assoc. Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, CCS HAU, HISAR (Haryana) -125004
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Received: 16.06.2018 | Revised: 22.07.2018   | Accepted: 29.07.2018



The present study is an attempt conducted to examine the market trends in arrivals and prices of pearl millet in Haryana. For that two main Markets were purposively selected in the vicinity of largest production areas of Pearl Millet. Last ten year records shows that Bhiwani is the largest Pearl Millet producing district followed by Mohindergarh district. So Markets of Bhiwani and Mohindergarh were taken under study. Study findings that in Bhiwani food grain market maximum arrival of Pearl Millet was observed in the peak period (September-December) followed by mid period (January-May) and minimum in lean period (June-August) and price are maximum in the lean period (June-August) followed by mid period (January-May) and minimum in peak period (September-December). The same trend was found in Mohindergarh district also. Seasonal indices analysis of arrival and price, showed that major portion of pearl millet received in market during peak period and price were highest during the lean period. It is also observed that arrival and price were increased year to year as the time was passed. The Arrival and price show linear relationship with time. The prices were inversely related with market arrivals, i.e. they increase with decrease in market arrivals and vice- versa.

Key words: Pearl millet, Arrival, Peak period, Lean period, Seasonal indices.

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Cite this article: Singh, D., Kumar, R., Kumar, R. and Kundu, K. K., Trends in Market arrivals and price of pearl millet in Haryana. Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 692-698 (2018). doi: