Marketable surplus and post-harvest losses of maize in India.

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Published by Market Research and Planning Cell, Govt. of India, Ministry of Agriculture, Dept. of Rural Development, Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Controller of Publications in Faridabad, Delhi .

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  • India,
  • India.

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  • Corn -- India -- Marketing,
  • Corn -- Postharvest losses -- India,
  • Corn -- India -- Marketing -- Statistics,
  • Corn -- Postharvest losses -- India -- Statistics,
  • Market surveys -- India

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SeriesMRPC ;, no. 28, MRPC (Series) ;, no. 28.
ContributionsIndia. Directorate of Marketing and Inspection. Market Research and Planning Cell.
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LC ClassificationsHD9049.C8 I64 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1829521M
LC Control Number89901347

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Post-harvest losses of rice, wheat. In India, post-harvest losses contribute to a substantial proportion of the agricultural biomass loss. • These losses are incurred at the farm before and during harvest, during distribution and transportation, and wastage at the level of the consumer.

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MAIZE:Post-harvest Operations Page 4 Fig. 2 The maize plant and their parts () Maize varies widely in height, some varieties may range from to 5 meters standing at flowering and produce 1 to 4 ears per plant. A normal average in height is m. Maize is. Day 6 Market Selling % Thrown away by vendor due to over ripe or rots Total losses from (farm to vendor) % Post market losses/wastage Day 7 Market % In case of inappropriate storage facilities and if not 8 Market % consume in 3days (72 hours)Day Day 9 Market Total postharvest losses %.

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In view of this, the Directorate initiated a nation wide survey for Estimation of Marketable Surplus & Post Harvest Losses of selected foodgrains (Paddy, Wheat, Jowar, Bajra, Maize, Ragi, and Barley – amongst cereals and Arhar, Green Gram, Black Gram, Bengal Gram and Lentil – amongst pulses), stretching over a period of three years, i.e.,and More on: Curbing maize post-harvest losses continues.

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Apdo. Postal Ciudad de México. CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. marketed and marketable surplus of major food grains in india support adobe drm this book helps importance the government of india initiated a nation wide survey to estimate marketable surplus and post harvest losses in the early s which continued up to the late s the marketable or.

Post-harvest loss (PHL) happen at every stage of the supply chain, but in developing countries losses are the most significant. This resulted in higher incomes and a steadier market. Fig. Estimated losses (weight and quality) from the postharvest chain for rice in south Asia (After Hodges et al.

) Economic loss can also occur if the produce is subsequently restricted to a lower value market. Here, food loss is a subset of PHL and represents the part of the edible share of food. Maize farmers are staring at nearly Ksh 15 billion in post-harvest losses, a situation likely to trigger high prices and general food insecurity in the country.

The loss is projected to reach between 10 to 12% of the total maize output. By Taonga Sabola: Malawi is this year expected to lose K billion in post-harvest losses in maize alone, figures from Farmers Organisation Limited (FOL) have shown.

The K billion projected loss is an equivalent of 14 percent of the /19 national budget projected at K isement The revelation comes at a time second round crop. Post-harvest losses (PHL) in India are significant and cause massive economic deficit. to provide better price realization and reduce the market surplus and price fluctuations, thereby reducing the PHL.

Alenkhe, N. Mlingi, M. BekundaPost-harvest food losses in a maize-based farming system of semi-arid savannah area of Tanzania. In Africa, post-harvest losses of maize from harvest to market sale are believed to amount to around %.

Approximately 40% of these losses occur storage at the farm and market, 30% during processing (drying, threshing, and winnowing), 20% in transport from the field to the homestead/farm, and the remaining 10% during transport to market.

Marketable Surplus and Post Harvest Losses of Wheat by Harkesh Balai, Shrimandar Jain. Paperback $ India in sixties was dependent on import of food products to feed its teaming millions.

The demand for food grains in India is increasing rapidly because of population growth and rising income. Publish your book with B&N. In India, post-harvest losses caused by unscientific storage, insects, rodents, micro-organisms etc., account for about 10 per cent of total food grains.

The major economic loss caused by grain infesting insects is not always the actual material they consume, but also the amount contaminated by them and their excreta which make food unfit for human.

like retention for family consumption, seed, feed, wastage, post harvest losses etc., the Directorate of Economics and Statistic (DES), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, has asked our Centre to undertake this empirical study for the state of Rajasthan covering four major food grain crops viz., bajra, wheat, maize and gram.

Due to supply glut in the market immediately after harvest, farmers do not realise the best price. If India cuts post-harvest losses over 5 cr people could be fed for a year – at Rs 50 per day.

In this context, the marketed surplus is proportionately higher in the case of commercial crops than subsistence crops. Recognizing its importance, the Government of India initiated a nation-wide survey to estimate marketable surplus and post-harvest losses in the early s, which continued up to the late s.

The practices of storing maize for sometime and selling at a later date for higher price have led to storage losses to the extent of quintal (% of marketable surplus). Much of the marketable surplus of maize (%) was disposed of by a majority of farmers (%) during the first quarter (October.

individual players within the value chain to reduce post-harvest losses in staple crops, including investments by buyers in supply chain constraints. Budget $ million Duration 4 years: September through August Components 1.

Market Linkages and Business Development 2. Investment Finance 3. Post-Harvest Management 4. Post- Harvest.

Perishable farm produce are wasted or sold at give-away prices due to inadequate post-harvest facilities and lack of effective processing or preservation techniques. Post-harvest losses in Sub-Saharan Africa are estimated at 5% - 13% for cereals, 12% - 18% for oilseeds and pulses and 13%.

Marketable surplus of Maize in Cluster 14 Chapter 2: Pre Harvest Management 15 Post-Harvest Losses, Harvesting Care and Post-Harvest Equipment 31 In India, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan etc.

are the leading maize growing states. Department of Agriculture, Government of India, has conducted a large-scale sample survey for estimation of marketable surplus and post-harvest losses of food grains. Another study was conducted again by DMI in and completed in covering paddy, wheat, sorghum, bajra, maize, barley,ragi, pigeon.

The post-harvest losses can be substantially reduced if they are shifted to trains, but lack of rail facilities to safely handle perishable cargoes leaves that growing service need to be met mainly by the road transport segment. Inmt (metric tonnes) of vegetables were produced and that was about 1% higher than the year before.

It is reducing the post-harvest losses and providing better options to the farmers. Mohd Mustaquim highlights the changing dynamics of the warehousing sector The Indian farmers are producing surplus foodgrains every year and that has made the country not only self-sufficient in food production but also leading exporter of many commodities.

Maize post-harvest losses in the tropics have been estimated to be about 20%. Estimated losses of Nigeria maize post-harvest to have ranged from 15 to 20%. Nigeria has a land area of million hectares and at present about 34 million hectares or 48% are under cultivation.

However, they are struggling to offload a surplus harvest of the key staple amid fears that short October to December rains could lead to heavy post-harvest losses.

The long rains maize harvest. Market Sought for SurplusTons of Maize, Beans on Febru As a result of various government programs in irrigation, mechanization, land use consolidation, and use of improved seeds and fertilizers, Rwanda now has a large surplus of maize and beans.

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