Economy of Production and Labor Requirement in Major Field Crops of Kavre, Nepal

Bibek Dhital
2017 International Journal of Environment Agriculture and Biotechnology  
Economic analysis is found as the major aspect of measurement of efficiency of a farm. In most cases, this part is lagging in Nepalese farmers. With the objective to find benefit cost ratio of growing different crops, identify profitable crops and estimate labor requirement for cultivation, this case study was performed. The scope of this case study is it helps farmers in selecting the crop comparing the profit and labor available. This study was done as a case study in Kavre district, Nepal.
more » ... district, Nepal. From this research, potato (B: C=2.44) and onion (B: C=1.95) were found the most profitable crops and wheat and maize the least. Labor requirement for onion was highest 643 men/ha and wheat was the lowest i.e. 142 men/ha.
doi:10.22161/ijeab/2.1.43 fatcat:v5jfykoexvdi5lim265j2azkh4