Structural Changes in the Performance of Gum guar in India

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-4827    | Article Id: A-4827 | Page : 336-338
N. Manjunatha, H. Lokesha, jagrathi.b.deshmanya
Address : Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Agriculture Science, Raichur-584 104, Karnataka, India.
Submitted Date : 26-06-2017
Accepted Date : 22-02-2018


Gum guar is an economically important pulse crop of Indian economy. Keeping the importance of gum guar production in to consideration the present study was undertaken to investigate the growth in gum guar area, production and productivity in India and along with peeping into the export trends of gum guar production from India. In order to fulfill the objectives of the study, secondary data on gum guar area, production, productivity and export scenario were obtained from various sources for India. The results of the study brought out that the total gum guar area, production and productivity of gum guar in India is positive with 5.30, 10.87 and 2.84 per cent, respectively from 2005-06 to 2014-15.  Also, the export growth in volume and value terms is positive with 18.62 and 48.6 per cent during the same period. The increased export growth in gum guar is mainly attributed to its increasing demand from oil exploration and shale gas production in the world.


Cumulative annual growth rate Gum Guar Production Productivity Quantity Value.


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