ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Farm Size and Yeild Per Acre-A Comment

A Comment C H Hanumantha Rao IN his article "Farm Size and Yield 1968) Ashok Rudra claims that his findings, based on data pertaining to 20 villages collected by the Agro- Economic Research Centre, University of Delhi, "flatly contradict the earlier finding of the Farm Management Studies that yield per acre declines with the increase in farm size" Rudra suspects that the process of aggregation is responsible for what he calls the "spurious ' correlation" of the Farm Management Studies. He observes that "if they had only looked at the nature of the scatter of the disaggregated raw data they i could not have drawn the conclusions that were drawn on the basis of aggregated data representing size group averages for entire districts".

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