Dr. Nizam Uddin, Md. Harun-Ar Rashid, Thamina Acter, Md. Abdur Rahim and Md. Bellal Hossain
J. Agri. Res. Adv., 02 (04):01-11
Dr. Nizam Uddin: Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Daffodil International University, 102, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh
Md. Harun-Ar Rashid: Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering Faculty of Allied Health Science, Daffodil International University
Thamina Acter: Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, East West University, A/2, Jahurul Islam Avenue, Aftabnagar, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Md. Abdur Rahim: Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh
Md. Bellal Hossain: Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering Faculty of Allied Health Science, Daffodil International University, 102, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh
Article History: Received on: 29-Oct-20, Accepted on: 20-Nov-20, Published on: 06-Dec-20
Corresponding Author: Dr. Nizam Uddin
Citation: Rashid MH, Acter T, Uddin N, Rahim MA and Hossain MB (2020). Feasibility study of beetroot cultivation and sale in Bangladesh. J. Agri. Res. Adv., 02 (04):01-11
Aim: The study was carried to evaluate beetroot cultivation, feasibility of production and market value in the country.
Materials and Methods: The basic characteristics of beetroot were highlighted. Then, the responses of 22 beetroot farmers and 53 beetroot sellers were analyzed.
Results: The farmers and sellers were familiar to the beneficial effects of consuming beetroots. The farmers wanted to continue their cultivation and to get adequate technical assistance. Because the major challenges they faced during this crop cultivation was seeds crisis. Most of the farmers sold their cultivated crops to the local market. One of the major problems of selling beetroot vegetables to customers and dealing with buyers is pricing.
Conclusion: It was concluded that this
vegetable found economically feasible to the most of the sellers. It urged that
beetroot production and selling should be prompted in Bangladesh and necessary
steps are to be taken to increase its production.
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