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

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Agricultural Research and Rural Development

Agricultural Research and Rural Development THE link between the growth of rural India and agricultural research and extension activity is widely recognised. The efforts of the ICAR and of some of the more important regional research units at Pantnagar, at Jalandhar, at Coimbatore (for sugarcane) have also paid high dividends through the introduction of high yielding as well as hybird varieties of wheat, rice, sugarcane which have increased the yield rates of these crops significantly over the years. Research and 'cloning' efforts connected with rubber, cotton and some other crops have also given excellent results, with self-sufficiency

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