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Agricultural Development: Technical and Policy Options

Aniruddha Roy (Author) Anjoo Yumnam (Author) Anju Choudhury (Author) Ram Singh (Author)

Agricultural production provides income employment and food at affordable prices as-well-as raw material for the processing industry and foreign exchange from exports. Creating a sustainable agricultural development path means improving the quality of life in rural areas, ensuring enough food for present and future generations and generating sufficient income for farmers.

The present book has been compiled from the work done by research scholars from different university and research institutes covering different dimensions of agricultural development, which has been categorized into four different themes. Theme I: Production and marketing system for income security of farm families. Theme II: Trend and growth in agricultural production. Theme III: Risks and instability in agriculture and Mitigative strategies and Theme IV: Institutional changes and public policies vis-à-vis agriculture sector.

This book will be very useful to the students, teachers and researchers of agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and extension education.

Contents: Foreword. Preface. Theme I: Production and Marketing System for Income Security of Farm Families: 1. Production and trade performance of tomato export from India/Meenu Punia, V.P. Mehta, Parveen Kumar and J.K. Bhatia. 2. SWOT Analysis in irrigation and agricultural development in Kolhapur/M.S. Jadhav, N. Meena, H.R. Shinde and R.R. Surywanshi. 3. Production and marketing of flowers: the livelihood system in India/Pankaj Kumar Meghwal, N.J. Ardeshna and N.B. Jadav, Narender Kumar Meena. 4. Production of coconut in Raigad District of Maharashtra/S.S. Naik, A.N. Ratnaparkhe and Narender Kumar Meena. 5. Potato and tomato cultivation in Yamunanagar and Karnal District of Haryana: an economic analysis/Ajay Kumar, R.S. Pannu, Hari Singh and Devenra Kumar Verma. 6. Factors influencing household’s decision to diversity crop in Manipur: a tobit approach/Monika Aheibam, Ram Singh, S.M. Feroze, N. Uttam Singh, R.J. Singh and P. Punitha. 7. An economic analysis of production processing and marketing of coffee in Kodagu District of Karnataka/P. Thanuja, N.K. Singh, G.L. Meena and Hari Singh. 8. Economic viability of layer poultry farms in Navsari District of Gujarat/J.J. Makadia, R.T. Khatri, H.H. Mistry and Nikunj Kalola. 9. Economic analysis of Okra marketing in Gujarat/Amrutha Babu, Narendra Singh and D.J. Chaudhari. 10. Crop diversification in Haryana and factors affecting it/Sunita Jitender Kumar Bhatia, V.P. Mehta and Dalip Bishnoi….Theme II: Trend and growth in agricultural production. Theme III: Risks and Instability in agriculture and mitigative strategies. Theme IV: Institutional changes and public policies vis-à-vis agriculture sector.

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About the authors

Aniruddha Roy

Aniruddha Roy is at present the Reader in the Department of Islamic History and Culture, Calcutta University. He has completed his D. Litt. from the University of Paris (Sorbne) and has attended various national and international seminars. He has written more than 50 articles and a book on Mughal Administration. Governor of Pondicherry is in press. He is a Trustee of the Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta.

Ram Singh

Ram Singh is Professor of Entomology at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India. He did his Ph.D. from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, in 1985. He was awarded the European Commission Post-doctoral Fellowship (1991-1992) and FAO Postdoctoral Training Fellowship (1998) when he worked on various aspects of insect-plant interactions at the Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, United Kingdom. A Fellow of the royal Entomological Society, London, he is the recipient of University Gold Medal and Aspee Gold Medal, from HAU, Hisar. He has published more than 90 papers in national and international journals of Scientific repute, and presented his work at several international conferences in India, Netherlands, Scotland and United Kingdom.

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Title Agricultural Development: Technical and Policy Options
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.03.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Biotech Books
Language: English
isbn 9788176224222
length 460p.