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Agricultural Development in India's Districts

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ISBN 9780674188648

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

169 pages


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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.

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