Economic Analysis of Hybrid Maize Cultivation in Distt; Naushahro Feroze, Sindh, Pakistan

Mansoor Ahmed Koondhar, Abbas Ali Chandio, He Ge, Xiao Xu, Masroor Ali Koondhar


The purpose of this study was to investigate economic analysis of hybrid maize cultivation in distt;Naushro feroze Sindh .This study was based on primary data which was collected from a total of 105 farmersselected by random sampling. Simple descriptive statistical tools like Means, Percentages and Frequencies wereapplied to analyze the data. The results of this study revealed that the total fixed cost was reported as Rs, 18225.0per acre, the variable cost consists on labor, capital, Rs: 31800 respectively. The total cost of production wasestimated as Rs. 50000 per acre. The physical productivity was calculated as 104.5 mnds per acre. Furthermore,the revenue productivity, which is measured as income, received by the farmer in term of money was estimatedas Rs. 118607.5 per acre. The net return as found to be Rs. 68607.5 per acre, the cost of production ratio and costof benefit ratio were calculated as 1:2.37 and 1:1.37 respectively, Therefore our study suggest that Sindh SeedCorporation should produce hybrid varieties of seed in sufficient quantity to meet the increase demand offarmers on regular basis to provide them, Government should develop go-downs for the storage of maize grinsfor long term and institutional Banks should provide loans at low interest rates.

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