Cover: Agricultural Development in India's Districts, from Harvard University PressCover: Agricultural Development in India's Districts in E-DITION

Agricultural Development in India's Districts

Product Details


$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674188648

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

169 pages


Available from De Gruyter »

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

This first critical study of India’s Intensive Agricultural Districts Programme traces its development, detailing its operation and progress through the use of systematic comparative analysis. Dorris Brown stresses the importance of a strong and effective agricultural research program, favorable benefit-cost relationships, and the increased use of irrigation and fertilizers in solving the crucial problem of agricultural production. He concludes that the major contribution of IADP was to focus attention on the farmer as an economically rational entrepreneur.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Iron and Blood: A Military History of the German-Speaking Peoples since 1500, by Peter Wilson, from Harvard University Press

A Lesson in German Military History with Peter Wilson

In his landmark book Iron and Blood: A Military History of the German-Speaking Peoples since 1500, acclaimed historian Peter H. Wilson offers a masterful reappraisal of German militarism and warfighting over the last five centuries, leading to the rise of Prussia and the world wars. Below, Wilson answers our questions about this complex history,