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

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Novel as a Genre

the extent of irrigation and area under H YV goes up with an improvement in the class position of the households. The break-up of farm expenditure shows that middle and rich peasants spend a high proportion on the maintenance of owned equipment, whereas the poorer classes spend a substantial proportion on hiring of equipment and draught power. Classification by size-class does not show any systematic pattern as regards area under irrigation. This is highest for the 10 to 15 acre group which also has the highest concentration of rich peasant holdings. As regards total inputs, inputs per acre are inversely related to farm size (-class)

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