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S. K. Yadav **
Department of Statistics, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow-226025, U.P., India.

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M. K. Dixit **
Department of Statistics, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow-226025, U.P., India.

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H. N. Dungana **
School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia.

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S. S. Mishra **
Department of Mathematics and Statistics (Centre of Excellence), Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University, Ayodhya-224001, U.P., India.

DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2019.4.5-097

**Abstract**

In this paper, we consider the improved estimation of average production of peppermint at block level of Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh State (India). We suggest certain estimators for population-mean. Here, population refers to production population as study variable and auxiliary-variable refers to Area of field. We study the sampling properties naming bias and MSE of estimators, which are presently proposed by us in the paper. We compare our proposed estimators with other ones existing in literature. For the support of the theoretical findings, we carry out a numerical study for the natural population on primary data collected from Banikodar Block of Barabanki District situated in Uttar Pradesh State.

**Keywords-** Population variable, Auxiliary variable, Ratio-estimator, MSE, PRE.

**Citation**

Yadav, S. K., Dixit, M. K., Dungana, H. N., & Mishra, S. S. (2019). Improved Estimators for Estimating Average Yield Using Auxiliary Variable. *International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences*, *4*(5), 1228-1238. https://dx.doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2019.4.5-097.

**Conflict of Interest**

It is declared by the authors that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper.

**Acknowledgements**

The authors are very much thankful to referees for critically reviewing the draft which improved the present version. The first author Dr. S. K. Yadav (PI) is thankful to Council of Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow for the financial assistance in carrying out this research under the Project No. CST/4052.

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