De, Utpal Kumar (2005): Economics of Crop Diversification: An Analysis of Land Allocation Towards Different Crops. Published in: Assam Economic Review , Vol. 8, No. NIL (2005): 09-29.
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Agricultural development in West Bengal during the post-Green Revolution period is associated with diverse changes in cropping pattern. Cropping pattern in terms of acreage allocation has changed largely in favour of boro rice, potato and mustard. The changes in cropping pattern may be due to various reasons. This present paper tries to analyse the basic reason behind the relatively rapid growth of those crops.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Economics of Crop Diversification: An Analysis of Land Allocation Towards Different Crops|
|Keywords:||Crop diversification, crop cycle, cropping pattern shift, combination shift|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q0 - General|
|Depositing User:||Utpal Kumar De|
|Date Deposited:||21. Mar 2008 06:23|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 19:42|
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