Pulse Crops: Socialization And Market Response

Sankar Kr Acharya, Dibyendu Pal, Amitava Biswas, Lakshmi Narasimhaiah

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  • ISBN: AST005845

  • No. of Pages: 134

  • Imprint: Scholars World

  • Publisher: Scholars World

  • Year: 2022

  • Biblio: 134p., tabls., figs., col., ind 25 cm

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'Pulse is possibly the only crop on this planet that can cater to all the three primers of agricultural livelihoods, economy-ecology-technology, on a single go. It adds nitrogen to soil, protein to human body and income to wallet of farmers, both small and marginal, and people at large. To earn self reliance in pulse production, an array of initiatives has been triggered up to ensure both food and income security for the millions of rural people in India. The book offers deep insights to delve into and examine the technology socialization process of pulse crops and their a marketability level in terms of marketable surplus generated by the growers after meeting their household needs. A count of 150 pulse growing farmers have been interrogated and interacted with to estimate and interpret the cause, direction and level of socialization of pulse crop at the grass root reality, and Read more

Table of Contents

Foreword v Preface vii 1. Introduction 1 2. Review of Literature 4 3. Theoretical Orientation 28 4. Research Methodology 50 5. Results and Discussion 71 6. Summary and Conclusion 115 7. Limitation of the Study 124 Bibliography 125 Index 127

About the Author/Editor

Prof. Sankar Kr Acharya, former Head, Dept. of Agril Extension and Director, Extension Education, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, WB, born on 6th October, 1960, started his career as Assistant Professor at BCKV in 1988 and has been in teaching, research and extension over 30 years. Research Publication: 217 in National and International Journals. Book Publication: 99 books authored/ co-authored Membership of Distinction: Chancellor Nominee on selection committee for professors positions; Member of Agriculture Commission; Marketing and Extension Sub Committee, Govt. of West Bengal; Expert member WWF projects in BTR (Buxa Tiger Reserve Project); Expert member; DFID project on Primary Education (DPEP); REIA, Visited Italy, France, Germany, China, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Delivered 18 Key note addresses in International Congress, Chaired 19 Sessions in International Read more


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