3 edition of Economics of crop diversification found in the catalog.
Economics of crop diversification
Utpal Kumar De
With special reference to West Bengal, India.
|Statement||Utpal Kumar De.|
|LC Classifications||SB87.I42 W483 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 259 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||259|
|LC Control Number||2003323565|
In this brief, we describe a range of economic benefits that crop diversity offers with the aim to increase our understanding and awareness of the importance of conserving PGRFA. Economic valuation is one way to define and measure values that are useful to consider in making policy decisions that involve allocation of resources from a society. An Economic Analysis of Crop Diversification under Inorganic and Organic Farming in West Bengal Ranjan K. Biswas There is a dramatic change in the earning, spending and saving pattern of the people of India in the post reform (economic) period that is post
The nature and extent of crop diversification in the Karnataka state has been analyzed by collecting secondary data for a period of 26 years from to Composite Entropy Index (CEI) and multiple linear regression analysis have been used to analyze the nature and extent of crop diversification in the state. The CEI for different crop groups has shown that almost all the crop Cited by: In this case, we created a crop diversification index 1 measuring the extent of crop diversification for each smallholder farmer which we then use to create the binary variable CD equals 1 if the crop diversification score is greater than 0 (implying some diversification by smallholder farmer) and 0 otherwise. The vector Z i contains a set of variables thought to influence crop diversification Cited by:
Diversification is a risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique contends that a portfolio constructed of different Author: Troy Segal. The book "Crop Diversification for Sustainable Agriculture" contains an analytical study of the economic and environmental aspects of changing cropping pattern. The focus of the study is on crop diversification, area response and yield response of crops, real and monetary growth of crop output, economic and environmental consequences and sustainability of the agrarian by: 4.
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Annual crop production in the Canadian prairies is undergoing significant change. Traditional monoculture cereal cropping systems, which rely on frequent summer‐fallowing and use of mechanical tillage, are being replaced by extended and diversified crop rotations together with the use of conservation tillage (minimum and zero‐tillage) practices.
This book is an attempt to explore the nature, causes and consequences of crop diversification in West Bengal during last two and half decades. "Several attempts have been made by researchers to analyse the reason behind crop diversification.
interpretation of results. Crop diversification index was worked out: *Crop Diversification Index C.D = I-H Pi = proportion of jlh crop Entropy Index is regarded as an in verse measure of crop concentration having logarithmic character. This measure is applied on acreage proportion to measure the crop diversification.
The values of 'E'varies fromFile Size: KB. This chapter examines the relation between diversification and competition. It begins with a discussion on the meaning of diversification and the opportunities that induce it. It then looks into specific opportunities for diversification, the role of acquisition, the role of competition, diversification as a solution to specific problems, vertical integration, and the firm as a pool of : Edith Penrose.
Download full book. Download chapters. Setting the scene. Introduction: Setting the scene for GRPI economics. Variety trait preferences and on-farm conservation policy. Economic analysis of Ethiopian farmers' preferences for crop variety attributes: A choice experiment approach.
Valuation of rice diversity in Nepal: A trait. The CEI for different crop groups has shown that almost all the crop groups have higher crop diversification index during post-WTO ( to ) than during pre-WTO ( to crop diversification can be an effective climate adaption strategy by helping farmers to spread market and production risks across a large number of crops, thus contributing to the NAIP’s second objective of improving the well-being and livelihood of Malawians now and in the future.
Cropping system diversification in Eastern and Southern Africa. Identifying policy options to enhance productivity and build resilience. Giuseppe Maggio. 1, Nicholas Sitko. 1, Ada Ignaciuk.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, File Size: 1MB. Crop diversification refers to the competition among the growing crops in a region.
The keener the competition, the higher the magnitude of crop diversification, and the lesser the competition, the greater will be the trend towards crop specialization or monoculture farming, where emphasis is on one or File Size: KB. Agriculture key to unlocking economic potential.
The government must incentivise the farmers to diversify into crops more suited for their lands by expanding the procurement : Partap Singh Bajwa. Diversification of farm by adopting ancillary, horticulture and other high value enterprises like mushroom etc. will increase farm income but, for marginal farms, increase of farm income comes with a cost of substituting ancillary or other HVE for crop husbandry: Description: t Subject: Agricultural Economics: Theme:Author: Biswajit Sen.
The Crop diversification index (CDI) was used to measure the extent of diversification while the Tobit model was used to analyze the determinants of diversification. Bivariate statistical analysis and mean comparisons were used to compare socio-economic characteristics of diversifiers against their non-diversifying by: 1.
The monoculture systems that were encouraged by governments since the s have led to major socio-economic and environmental crises. Now the diversification of tree crop systems is advancing.
Under the inter-temporal household consumption smoothing model, this paper considers crop diversification as an ex ante measure to tackle permanent income shock from climate change.
This paper examines empirically whether crop diversity is affected by climate change and how this diversity will respond to different climate : Shaikh Moniruzzaman. Singhal M. and Gauraha A. (), “Crop Diversification in Madhya Pradesh: An Economic Analysis”, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics.
Smith B. (), “Forecasting the Acreage of Cotton”, Journal of American Statistical Association, New series, Vol, March, pp Our analysis relies on a model of the effect of crop diversification on risk and expected yield. It is based on a dataset obtained from a range of 44 species and over a period of 10 by: 2.
According to the authors of Economics and Ecology of Diversification, diversification is certainly a response to market risks, but also to the depletion of environmental resources. Ecological changes such as declining soil fertility and increasing pressure from pests, diseases and weeds intensify at the end of monoculture cycles, driving crop.
In horticulture, specifically, crop diversification can be relevant, given that the sector includes a wide range of different crops (fruits, vegetables, berries, tuber crops, medicinal and aromatic crops) and that short cycles of most crops favor numerous crop combinations (Singha et al., ; Cited by: 2.
determining the merits of crop diversification at the farm level. Thus, the merits in terms of gains in economic performance of diversified crop farms are examined, so that an informed judgment may be drawn about the suitability of crop diversification as a desired strategy for.
Debashis Sarkar is an Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics at the Department of Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Statistics, Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan.
He also served as Director, Agro-Economic Research Centre, Visva-Bharati for two years. This chapter argues that crop diversification helps to maximize the utilization of scarce land resource, increase productivity, and reduce risk in agriculture. In West Bengal, there is a scope for increasing crop diversity with increased cultivation of boro rice, potato, different oilseeds, pulses and horticultural crops.
However, even though cropping diversity can reduce several limitations and Author: Debisree Banerjee, Uttam Kumar Bhattacharya.Crop diversification significantly improves efficiency and reduces income variability in northern Ghana so farmers do not have to give up efficiency for income stability or vice versa.
Thus crop diversification is an ideal CSA strategy for promoting agricultural growth and resilience in northern : Agness Mzyece.Household crop diversification is often viewed as key for achieving food and nutrition security as well as for mitigating the risk of crop failure and market uncertainties.
Crop diversification is a strategy to stabilize, diversify, and enhance household farm income. It is mostly considered aFile Size: KB.