ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Trend Deceleration in Fertiliser Consumption-A Preliminary Exploration

The trend analysis attempted by the author reveals a definite deceleration in aggregate fertiliser consumption since the mid-sixties. These is a wide and diverging gap between the targetted and actual levels of fertiliser use. The deceleration is mainly due to slackening of demand. This paper attempts to explain the observed trend using farm level data for selected districts.

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