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An economic assessment of dry farming technology, adoption levels, constraints in the transfer of technology: a case study of rainfed castor in southern Telangana zone of Andhra Pradesh

Singh, S.K.; Reddy, P.R.

Agricultural Situation in India 42(7): 619-622


Accession: 001527248

Castor occupies about 8.29% of the total cultivable land in the Telandana region of Andhra Pradesh and is grown almost entirely as a dryland crop with quite poor yields. This study is based on survey and experimental work with 32 progressive and 64 non-progressive farmers in low villages in two districts in the region. The results of experiments reported indicate the great potential of recently evolved dry farming technology.

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