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Productivity and Source of Growth for Rice in India-A Few Comments

Productivity and Source of Growth for Rice in India A Few Comments C C Maji T Haque IN a recent article Kumar and Rosegrant (1995) claimed that 'research' explained 57.2 per cent of total factor productivity (TFP) growth in rice followed by 'agricultural terms of trade' (18.9 per cent) 'markets' (14.4 per cent), 'PN ratio' (9.9 per cent) and 'canal irrigation' (-0.3 per cent). The study has ostensibly created some myths through its misleading and erroneous conclusions which need to be exploded.

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