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

Review Of Agriculture

Review Of Agriculture
Until now the debate on agricultural biotechnology mainly focused on the environmental impact, biosafety issues and intellectual property rights. This paper looks at the nature of commercialised...
This paper estimates and compares the paid-out cost of cultivation of wheat in India, the most state-protected crop, during the input subsidy regime of the 1970s and 1980s and after its abolition in...
What can we learn from the process of economic reform in China and India? Does the sequencing of reform and an agriculture-led package matter? What could other developing countries and countries in...
This paper discusses the various factors that have been identified as responsible for the current global crisis in the availability of food and for the rise in prices of cereals. It argues that the...
The main objective of this study is to assess the overall debt position of the farmers in Punjab and identify the factors affecting their indebtedness. The important policy recommendations that...
There is a paradigm shift in the agricultural research and development policy of developing countries, primarily driven by scarcity of public funds. The countries with a strong research system like...
This paper examines credit to agriculture provided by the commercial banks, including regional rural banks, and finds that contrary to the general perception that the credit revival began in 2004,...
Bt cotton, adopted as a solution to curb losses caused by bollworms and to reduce the use of pesticides, successfully brought about a decline in pesticide consumption and expenditure, increase in...
Low cost and low quality electricity for agriculture contributes to erosion of electricity distribution systems and encourages wasteful consumption, even as farmers are increasingly deprived of...
This paper analyses the process of growth of the agrarian economy of West Bengal from 1980-81 to 2002-03. There is a significantly negative trend break in 1992-93, which was the beginning of the...
India's food security depends vitally on wheat and rice production in Punjab, which contributes more than 50 per cent of the central pool of cereal stocks. The sustainability of wheat and rice...
The negative policy on credit for agriculture and other priority sectors, which has been prevalent since the beginning of the post-reform era, has manifested itself in three broad areas: the...

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