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Hill Agriculture: The Economics and Sustainability

Pawan Kumar Sharma (Editor) Sudhakar Dwivedi (Editor)

Contents: 1. Agricultural Mechanization in Hills: Scope and Constraints/Sanjay Khar, Rakesh Sharma and Punit Choudhary. 2. Dairy Enterprise for Sustainable Livelihood in North East Hilly Region/Rishikanta Singh. 3. Economics and Profitability of Fodder Crops in Hills/Vikas Kumar and Sudhakar Dwivedi. 4. Socio-Economic Features of Nomadic Gujjars: Livestock Grazers of Jammu (JandK)/Tarunvir Singh and Sudhakar Dwivedi. 5. Adopting Sericulture for Sustainable Hill Agriculture/Amardev Singh. 6. Sheep Farming in Hills: A Subsidiary Enterprise for Income Generation/Suraj Parkash, Arvind Ishar and Sanjeev Kumar. 7. Underutilized Crops of Himalayan Region/Arun Gupta, Lakshmi Kant, P. K. Agrawal and V. Mahajan. 8. Alleviating Drudgery of Indian Farm Women through Technology Interventions in Animal Husbandry/Puja Mathur and Pawan Kumar Sharma. II. Theme 2 : Public/Private Support for Hill Agriculture: 9. Influence of Scientific Orientation on Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Pineapple Growers in Nagaland/K. K. Jha. III. Theme 3 : Organic Farming in Hills: Status, Scope and Economics: 10. Organic Farming in Hills: Opportunities and Constraints/A K Tripathi, A Roy, N U Singh and S Seeralan. 11. Organic Farming in Hills: An Economic Analysis of Vermi-Composting/Manoj Gupta, S. S.Paliyal and Pankaj Mittal. 12. Vermiculture Technology: Boon for Hill Agriculture/Sunil Kumar and Sanjay Sachan. IV. Theme 4 : Horticulture in Hills: Status, Scope and Economics: 13. Trends of Major Fruit Crops in Himachal Pradesh/Amod Sharma and Sudhakar Dwivedi. 14. Economic Importance of Vegetables: Exclusive to Hills/Neerja Sharma, A.K. Gupta, R.K. Sanmotra, R.K. Arora and Raju Gupta. 15. King Chilli-Current Scenario and Future Prospects in North Eastern India/S. Mahanta and K.H. Begum. 16. Seabuckthorn: An Attractive Prospect for Hill Regions/Rajander S Bali, V K Sah, Abhishek Bahuguna and Birendra Prasad. 17. Economics of Insect Pest and Disease Management in Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.)/Sandhya Bahuguna, Birendra Prasad and Abhishek Bahuguna. 18. Greenhouse Technologies for Hill Agriculture/Neerja Sharma, A. K. Gupta, R. K. Sanmotra, and R. K. Arora. V. Theme 5 : Agricultural Marketing in Hills: Status, Marketed Surplus, Producer share, Interventions etc.: 19. Agricultural Marketing in Hills: Problems and Opportunities/ Pawan Kumar Sharma, Sudhakar Dwivedi and Sudhir Jamwal. VI. Theme 6 : Status of Land Reforms and Agricultural Holdings: 20. Land Reforms and Agriculture Development for Poverty Elimination/Harnam Singh, Anil Bhat and S.P. Singh. VII. Theme 7 : Agricultural Credit and Insurance: 21. Role of Financial Agencies in Livestock Farming/B.K. Mishra, C.S. Choubey and Sunil Kumar. 22. Mitigating Agriculture Risks through Crop Insurance Anil Bhat, Jyoti Kachroo and Sudhakar Dwivedi. IX. Theme 8 : Using ICT in Hill Agriculture: 23. Information Technology for Efficient Agricultural Marketing in Hills/K Srinivas, Mukesh Kumar and S.R.K. Singh. 24. Accessibility of ICT in Uttarakhand Hills and Its Impact/Kiran Yadav, Sunil Kumar and Chandra Dev. X. Theme 9 : Facing the Challenges of WTO in Hill Agriculture: 25. WTO in Agriculture: New Dimensions/ Sudhakar Dwivedi and Shobhana Gupta. XI. Theme 10 : Sustainability Issues in Hill Agriculture: 26. New Dimensions of Agricultural Extension for Hill Agriculture/Parveen Kumar, M. S. Nain. 27. Economic Disposal of Livestock Waste/B.K. Mishra, Santosh Singh, Sunil Kumar and C.S. Choubey. 28. Sustainable Agriculture: Current Demand for Feeding the Increasing Population/S.K. Kaushik, Shobhana Gupta and KV Singh. 29. Grain Amaranth: An Economic Key to Sustainable Hill Agriculture/Birendra Prasad, Abhishek Bahuguna, Sunil Kumar and Rajander S Bali. 30. Plant-Biodiversity: Its Implications for Sustainable Hill Agriculture/Awnindra K. Singh, Permendra Singh and M.C. Dwivedi. 31. Seed Quality as Influenced by Packaging Container during Storage/Birendra Prasad and Abhishek Bahuguna. 32. Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Degradation- A Case Study of Hill Districts of Assam/Hiranya Kumar Baruah.

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About the authors

Pawan Kumar Sharma

Pawan Kumar Sharma completed his masters degree inAgricultural Economics fromDr.B.R.AmbedkarUniversity, Agra (U.P.).He remains topper of theUniversity inM.Sc. (Ag.) Agricultural Economics. Besides this, he also holds the Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural marketing from Pondicherry University and certificates of “WTo in Agriculture” and “SPS measures under WTO” from WTO, Geneva, Switzerland. He has beenworking as SubjectMatter Speicalist (Agril. Economics) at Krishi VigyanKendra, Poonch of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu (J&K) since 2007.

Sudhakar Dwivedi

Dr. Sudhakar Dwivedi is Associate Professor in the Division of Agricultural Economics & Statistics, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-Jammu.He completed his Ph.D. degree inAgricultural Economics fromDr. B.R.Ambedkar University, Agra (U.P.) (Formerly Agra University). He is a recipient of Doctoral Fellowship Award by Indian Council of Social Sciences Research, New Delhi and University Ph.D. Fellowship Award. He has nore than 15 years of teaching experience in the field of Agricultural Economics. Having Specialization in “Agricultural Production Economics/Farm Management and Agricultural Project Analysis.

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Title Hill Agriculture: The Economics and Sustainability
Format Hardcover
Date published: 05.09.2013
Edition 1st.ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789381450871
length xvi+477p., Illustrations; 25cm.