N. VANI* AND S. RAJESWARI
Department of Agricultural Economics, S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati – 517 502, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The present study was undertaken to examine the price behavior of cocoons in Dharmavaram market of Andhra Pradesh. There was significant increasing trend in prices of cocoons in selected market and found to be significant statistically during 2006-2015. The highest seasonal index was found in August (110.69) while the lowest seasonal index in the month of May (92.25). The cocoon prices exhibit no oscillary movement and no definite periodicity in their occurrence during study period.
Moving average method, price behavior, seasonal indices, trend analysis, cyclical variations and irregular price fluctuations