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Economic Parameters of Maize Fodder Cultivation



F.C. Oad , A.A. Lakho , G.N. Sohu , M.A. Samo , F.M. Sheikh and N.L. Oad
 
ABSTRACT

The study was conducted by the survey method, selecting 15 maize fodder growers randomly in the area of Sakrnad, Sindh, Pakistan . The selected sample respondents were interviewed frequently by personal visits and questionnaires. The interpreted results showed that the total area operated for maize fodder crop was 78 hectares, recording total expenses Rs. 165244.00 (Rs. 2118.51ha-1) total return/income Rs . 943000.00 (Rs. 12089.74 ha-1), Total net returns Rs. 777756.00 (9971.23. ha-1), with the Input Out put Ratio 1: 6.02 and Benefit-Cost Ratio of 5:02.

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F.C. Oad , A.A. Lakho , G.N. Sohu , M.A. Samo , F.M. Sheikh and N.L. Oad , 2002. Economic Parameters of Maize Fodder Cultivation. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 25-26.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.25.26

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2002.25.26

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