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Prices and Cropping Pattern

Prices and Cropping Pattern M L Dantwala THE Economic Survey, 1985-86, has rightly expressed its disquiet over the emerging imbalance in the cropping pattern. Elaborating on the subject the Survey states: "A number of factors influence the changing cropping pattern, including the differential rate of technological change among crops, the spread of irrigation leading to area shrinkage of dry crops, market intervention and support by the government in certain crops but not in other crops, and, perhaps the most significant of all, the changing relative prices between different crops

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