International Academic Journal of Science and Engineering

  • ISSN 2454-3896

Economic evaluation of three patterns of cultivating rice, rice-rice, rice-Ratoon in Amol City

Atefeh Gholamalitabar and Mehdi Varamini

Abstract: As one of the strategic plants, rice has an important role in providing food security of Asian communities such as Iran. The farmers plant rice in sedimentary plains, floodplains and in terraces mountainous lands. From these areas, many parts of Amol town can be mentioned. Statistics of largest area under cultivation in Mazandaran province is about 240 thousand hectares that Amol has allocated 39 thousands hectares of under cultivated lands to itself. Current study is planned aiming to investigate three types of cultivation of rice with categorizing first, second and Ratoon cultivation in Amol town. In addition to increase efficacy and optimum use of farming land for maintaining agriculture, mentioned cultivations causes increasing financial power of farmers, income and production promotion as well. Due to this the ideas of 60 farmers of mentioned area have been received through questionnaires and were analyzed using SPSS software and ANOVA test. The obtained results represented that first, second and Ratoon cultivation is respectively the most expensive and most profitable types of cultivations. In addition to increase efficacy and optimum use of farming land for maintaining agriculture , Mentioned cultivations causes increasing financial power of farmers, income and production promotion as well

Keywords: Economic evaluation, rice, first cultivation, second cultivation, Ratoon, Amol province

Page: 33-40

Volume 3, Issue 1, 2016