Roduction and Export Perform Ance of Cashew an Economic Analysis

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PRODUCTION AND EXPORT PERFORM ANCE OF CASHEW AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Thesis submitted to the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

In AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

By

S.S. GULEDGUDDA

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EONOMICS COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, DHARW AD UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, DHARW AD - 580 005

AUGUST, 2005

Advisory Committee DHARWAD AUGUST, 2005 Approved by: Chairman: ____________________________ (B.L. P ATIL)

(B.L. PATIL) MAJOR ADVISOR

Mem bers: 1) __________________________ (G.K. HIREM ATH) 2) __________________________ (L.V. HIREVENKAN AGOUDAR) 3) __________________________ (S.B. HOS AMANI) 4) __________________________ ( A. A. P ATIL)

CONTENTS
Chapter No.
I II III IV V VI VII INTRODUCTION REVIEW OF LITERATURE METHODOLOGY RESULTS DISCUSSION SUMMARY REFERENCES APPENDICES

Title

LIST OF TABLES
Table No.
3.1 3.2

Title
District wise area and production of Cashewnut in Karnataka (2002-03) Taluk-wise Area and Production of Cashewnut in Dakshina Kannada and Belgaum Districts during 2002-03 Distribution of sample cashew growers in the study area Distribution of Sample Size of Market Intermediaries from Markets Nature and Sources of Secondary Data Components of change in the average production of Raw Cashewnut Components of change in the average production of Raw Cashewnut General characteristics of the sample farmers in the study area Establishment cost of cashew plantation of small farms in Dakshina Kannada district Establishment cost of cashew plantation of large farms in Dakshina Kannada district Establishment cost of cashew plantation of overall farms in Dakshina Kannada district Establishment cost of cashew plantation of small farms in Belgaum district Establishment cost of cashew plantation of large farms in Belgaum district Establishment cost of cashew plantation of overall farms in Belgaum district Cost of cultivation of Cashew plantation during bearing period in Dakshina Kannada district Cost of cultivation of Cashew plantation during bearing period in Belgaum district Cost and Returns Profile of Cashew orchards in Dakshina Kannada and Belgaum districts during bearing period C ont d … … . the Selected

3.3 3.4 3.5. 3.6 3.7 4.1 4.2

4.3

4.4

4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8

4.9 4.10

Table No.
4.11 4.12 4.13

Title
Financial feasibility tests in cashew orchards Compound growth rates of area, production and productivity of raw cashewnut The coefficient of variation in area, yield and production of raw cashewnut for sub periods and overall period Changes in mean area, yield and production of raw cashewnut between Period I and Period II Per cent contribution to change in the average production of raw cashewnut in major growing states and for the country as a whole (19782003) Components of change in the variance of raw cashewnut production (19782003) Cashew growers preference for marketing channels in the study area Marketing cost incurred by cashew growers Marketing cost incurred by various intermediaries Marketing margin and price spread of intermediaries of Cashew in Dakshina Kannada district Marketing Margin and Price Spread of intermediaries of Cashew in Belgaum district Identification of order of integration Dickey–Fuller tests for Stationarity Price Series of raw cashewnut markets (1981-2003) Dickey –Fuller test for co-integration of the price series of cashewnuts in the selected markets Trends in the Wholesale Prices of Raw Cashewnut Compound Growth Rates in Export of Indian Cashew kernels Compound Growth Rates in Export of Indian Cashewnut Shell Liquid Compound Growth Rates in Imports of Raw Cashewnut NPC of Raw Cashewnut Imports (2004-05) NPC of Cashew kernel Exports (2004-05)

4.14

4.15

4.16

4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20

4.21

4.22 4.23

4.24

4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30

Co nt d …. .

Table No.
4.31 4.32

Title
Transitional Probability Matrix of cashew...
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