J. NAIPUNYA*, S. RAJESWARI, I. BHAVANI DEVI AND P. SUMATI
Department of Agricultural Economics, S V Agricultural College, Tirupati-517502.
The study was conducted in Pellakur mandal of Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh during 2014-2015. The cost of cultivation was highest in the case of groundnut (` 68,874.71/ha) followed by rabi paddy (` 65,370.80/ha) and kharif paddy (` 63,999.44/ha). Among the three crops, groundnut (` 1.77) recorded the highest returns per rupee of expenditure followed by rabi paddy (` 1.59) and kharif paddy (` 1.42). For the system as a whole returns per rupee of expenditure was ` 1.60.
Paddy, Groundnut, costs and returns, input use pattern.