A Study on Production of Coconut in Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu

  • R Govindasamy Assistant professor, Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: coconut, cost and returns, farmers


This study intends to analyse the production aspects of coconut cultivation in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu state. Multistage sampling technique was used to select the respondents by selecting district in first stage, blocks in second stage, villages in third stage and farmer respondents in fourth stage. gross returns estimated for one acre of coconut cultivation was Rs. 81907.94 for small farmer, Rs. 76794.40 for medium farmers and Rs. 67395.72 for large farmers and the estimated gross for over all farms was estimated as Rs. 75366.02 in considering the variable costs alone.

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Govindasamy, R. (2018). A Study on Production of Coconut in Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 7(1), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2528787