Profitability Analysis of BRRI Dhan 29 in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh

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Md. Shahin Mia
Md. Imrul Kaysar
A. K. M. Golam Kausar
M. S. Islam

Abstract

This study was conducted to analyse profitability of HYV Boro during the 2016 Boro season. BR-29 variety was selected for analysis as this variety is dominated among all Boro varieties in the study area. A total of 75 farmers were randomly selected from seven villages of Islampur Upazilla under Jamalpur district that produced BR-29 boro variety. Primary data collection was done from the randomly selected farmers. Functional analysis of cost and return were performed in this study. Cobb-Douglas production function was also used to determine the individual input effects on BR-29 production. Human labor, land cultivation, seed, fertilizer, manure, irrigation and pesticides were seven variables used. It was observed from the result that majority of the variables had shown significant impact on BR-29 Boro production value. This study also identified some problems faced by the farmers in producing BR-29 Boro rice. These were low price of output, scarcity and high wage rate of human labour, high irrigation cost, lack of credit facilities etc. Therefore, more research and extension are suggested to solve the farmers’ problems to increase production of Boro rice and to ensure food security in Bangladesh.

Keywords:
BR-29, Cobb-Douglas production function, profitability, food security.

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How to Cite
Mia, M. S., Kaysar, M. I., Kausar, A. K. M. G., & Islam, M. S. (2019). Profitability Analysis of BRRI Dhan 29 in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 12(2), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajeba/2019/v12i230149
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Original Research Article

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