Trend in Area, Production and Productivity of Pigeon Pea in Myanmar

May Myat Thu, Sebghatullah Rashid Rasoli, C.P. Gracy
2021 Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika  
Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is the third most important pulse crop of Myanmar. The country is the biggest exporter of pigeon pea accounting for nearly (90%) of the total global export volumes. This study evaluates trends in the area, production and productivity of pigeon pea in Myanmar. Methods: The study is based on 10 years (2008 to 2017) secondary data obtained from the Myanmar MOALI and FAOSTAT. CAGR and multiple regression were adopted as the study methods. Result: Results indicated that
more » ... to an increase in harvesting area and productivity, pigeon pea production increased from 7,65,000 MT in 2008 to 7,98,689 MT in 2017. However, CAGR indicated a nonsignificant decrease.
doi:10.18805/bkap334 fatcat:x5deayrwmbhjvjdf3wnnykwng4