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Table 2.

Yield, market price, EWP, and irrigation CWU (IRCWU) of different crops in 2010–11.

SeasonCropYieldPriceIRCWUEWP
(t/ha)(USD/t)(m3/ha)(USD/m3 unit of IRCWU)
Post-monsoona Sorghum 0.6 500 3,226 0.10 
Wheat 2.1 317 3,769 0.18 
Fodder (Lucerne) 40.0 69 4,206 0.56 
Other crops (pulses) 1.2 636 2,669 0.28 
Oilseeds 1.1 411 4,279 0.10 
Vegetables (onion) 13.2 308 5,090 0.81 
Annual/perennial crops Sugarcane 134.9 27 9,209 0.40 
Orchards (pomegranate) 7.2 939 6,326 1.07 
Cotton 0.4 895 2,732 0.12 
SeasonCropYieldPriceIRCWUEWP
(t/ha)(USD/t)(m3/ha)(USD/m3 unit of IRCWU)
Post-monsoona Sorghum 0.6 500 3,226 0.10 
Wheat 2.1 317 3,769 0.18 
Fodder (Lucerne) 40.0 69 4,206 0.56 
Other crops (pulses) 1.2 636 2,669 0.28 
Oilseeds 1.1 411 4,279 0.10 
Vegetables (onion) 13.2 308 5,090 0.81 
Annual/perennial crops Sugarcane 134.9 27 9,209 0.40 
Orchards (pomegranate) 7.2 939 6,326 1.07 
Cotton 0.4 895 2,732 0.12 

Source: Yield and prices are from the cost of cultivation survey database of the Maharashtra Government maintained by the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV). The EWP and IRCWU are the authors' estimates (Amarasinghe et al., 2020).

Notes:aPost-monsoon season include both Rabi and summer season crops. Oilseeds and vegetables IRCWU are based on the cropped area in the summer season.

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