Organic farming is a system of agriculture that uses environmentally sound techniques for raising crops and livestock that are free from synthetic compound. The methods used in organic farming seeks to increase long term soil fertility, balance insect and organism populations and reduce air, soil an..
“Farm Mechanisation in a Developing Economy” presents an objective and plausible attempt to study the phenomenon of adoption of innovations through the interdisciplinary approach. The Book contains useful information on status of farm mechanisation in five cropping patterns of Punjab and also the so..
The book is a natural outgrowth of research, the author has pursued over the past one decade on agrarian interests related to land tenures, peasant movements or anti-British revolts and in general the economic history of Andhra Pradesh in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Having written spora..
This book looks at the application of a variety of biotechnologies to agricultural development. It addresses recent concerns about the sterile-seed ‘terminator’ technology and about the biosafety of genetically modified foods/crops, and assesses the potential of apomixis as a possible countervailing..
Progress made by Indian Agriculture from the stage of a ‘begging bowl’ to that of a surplus food economy is not a small thing. We are exporting rice today to a large extent. The book gives a historical approach to the various issues and covers major important commodities. It will be of interest to a..
In this book experts from various disciplines were contributed to bring out the book on rice cultivation to facilitate the dissemination of advanced rice information to the Rice Scientists, Extension Officials and other Stakeholders. This book will explain the present and future scenario of rice at ..
Acarines are prominent pests of field crops, granaries, warehouse and animals (arthropods, birds) causing heavy financial losses. House dust acarines are notorious agents of allergic reactions in human beings and other mammals. Acarines because of their small size and cryptic habitat are difficult t..
This publication describes the state of biotechnology in the developing regions of the world, namely Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Near East and North Africa. Regional and selected country analyses review problems and prospects of food and agricultural product..
Agriculture has long been the most important economic activity in the developing world. It has great potential for those who are interested in the spatial distribution of agricultural systems and agricultural processes. Major thrust of Agricultural Geography is on the description, interpretatio..
Agriculture and Rural Transformation covers various issues related to agricultural and rural development. The term rural transformation has multi-dimensional connotations and it has been interpreted from different aspects. From the economic perspective, issues were by and large, equated with develop..
India is agriculture based country majority population from rural areas is totally depending on agriculture. As the Sericulture is an agro-cottage based industry, required lowest investment, having high employment and income generation capacity helping many folds to rural mass and nation too for imp..
Agriculture sector is one of
the largest sources of livelihood in India. It also contributes significantly
to the gross domestic product. In this book, an attempt has been made to
provide undergraduate and post graduate students an insight into the major issues
of Indian agriculture. The book in..