Handbook of Farm Management in North-Eastern Hills of India
Editors: Dr. S. M. Feroze, Dr. Ram Singh, Dr. K. K. Datta and Dr. Dayohimi Rymbal.
xvi, 155 p. ills. maps. 24 cm.
Place & Publisher
1st ed. New Delhi, Biotech Books.
US $ 51.60
US $ 46.40
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"Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of the North Eastern states of India.
This sector provides employment and income to the majority of the rural masses of the
region. Rice is the major cereal crop cultivated in the region. The region is also known
for different horticultural crops too. The livestock sector has taken off late but playing
important role in rural development. The Regional Rural Banks are the only ray of hope in
the front of agricultural financ. Despite many states having international borders the
agricultural trade is primarily indicates trading at village, state or regional level.
Though the organic products have huge international market the region could not harness
the potential and come up as per expectation due to lower level of marketable surplus and
The chapters in this book cover the cost and return structures of different crops
cultivated in the region. Some chapters are also dedicated to local consumption behavior,
marketing of milk, price forecasting, status of financial institutions vis-a-vis
agriculture and scope of international trade for different states of the North Eastern
region of India."
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