Basu, Debabrata and Goswami, Rupak and Banerjee, Sudipta (2006): Micro-Farming Situation Observed through Manual Discriminant Analysis.
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Micro-farming situation is a relatively homogeneous farming situation conceptualised by the farmers themselves on the basis of certain agro-ecological and socio-economic criteria. These criteria are more holistic in its coverage than those used during identifying conventional recommendation domains. The article outlines the rationale of observing a micro-farming situation, proposes a method to carry on such exercises and points to certain areas of further research. Not only technology positioning, but also a methodological insight can be developed from such exercises. With some modifications this can be used as a participatory research tool during the study of farming systems, especially in the resource-poor CRD agriculture.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Micro-Farming Situation Observed through Manual Discriminant Analysis|
|Keywords:||microfarming situation; manual discriminant analysis; recommendation domain; micro-planning; sustainable agriculture|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q16 - R&D ; Agricultural Technology ; Biofuels ; Agricultural Extension Services
N - Economic History > N5 - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries
|Depositing User:||Rupak Goswami|
|Date Deposited:||12. Feb 2010 03:43|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 10:07|
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