Socio-ecological implications of pesticide use in India (NIAS Report No. R1-2003)

Shetty, PK (2003) Socio-ecological implications of pesticide use in India (NIAS Report No. R1-2003). Report. National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.

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Abstract: India has been largely an agrarian society. The agricultural sector contributes nearly 26 per cent to the gross domestic product and provides livelihood to two-thirds of the population. Agricultural production has recorded remarkable growth over the past few decades. Food-grain production increased from 62.5 Million Tonnes (MT) in 1965 to 209 MT in 1999-2000. Adoption of modern technological practices, involving improved irrigation, high-yielding varieties, agro-chemicals and farm mechanization has made notable contributions towards raising the food production in India.
Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Subjects: NIAS Resources > NIAS Reports
Divisions: Schools > Natural Sciences and Engineering
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2013 06:57
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2017 09:16
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    DOI: 81-87663-49-9

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