Given the intensity of agriculture and the position of environmental degradation in the country it is necessary to strike balance between fertilizer use and developmental goals for the achievement of economic
Agricultural Situation in India
The nature of agricultural diversification differs across regions due to wide heterogeneity in agro climatic and socio-economic conditions. Generally, the pattern of agricultural diversification shows a shift from crop production to livestock production during the 1980s to 1990s.
This study has been undertaken to assess the development patterns of agriculture sector in Punjab and the identification of the constraints operating in the agricultural sector dealing with land, labour, irrigation, credit etc.
Garlic cultivation: An emerging crop enterprise in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh and its economics thereof
Kullu is a major growing district of Himachal Pradesh. The study was undertaken with the specific objective to examine the cost of cultivation of garlic in the valley in terms of various farm management cost concepts.
Impact of irrigation on cropping pattern, input utilization productivity and net returns per farm in command areas of different irrigation systems in Himachal Pradesh
Irrigation is human being's efforts to substitute for any deficiency in natural rainfall with the objective of a steady expansion in crop output. The impact of irrigation on income/output is a difference between the magnitude of irrigated and un-irrigated income/over all crop yield per hectare.
The rising gap between demand and production of edible oils has led to a fast rise in imports of vegetable oils since the eighties. About one half of current consumption of edible oils in recent years (1998-2002) is being met through imports. The policy of self-sufficiency in edible oils resulted in higher level of protection of oilseeds.