Agricultural Geography of South Asia

Agricultural Geography of South Asia

Subject: Agriculture and Life Sciences
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ISBN 9780333933374
Binding Paperback
Imprints Macmillan Publishers India
Edition 1
Language English

About the Book

This book discusses the development of agriculture in each of the countries of South Asia in its entirety. A new approach in the book is the discussion of the strategy for sustainable development and suggestions on the measures to be adopted to contain pollution and preserve the agricultural land.
Table of Contents

  • Part I – Introduction
  • South Asia: An Overview
  • Colonial Legacy: Agricultural Landscape
  • Part II – India
  • AgriculturalTransformation in India Since Independence: Land Tenure and Land Reform
  • Green Revolution and New Technologies
  • Cropping Patterns: Food Grains and Non-food Grains
  • Growth and Fluctuation in Agricultural Production
  • Part III – Pakistan
  • Colonial Legacy: Agricultural Landscape
  • Agricultural Transformation
  • Green Revolution and New Technologies
  • Cropping Patterns
  • Growth and Fluctuations in Agricultural Production
  • Part IV – Bangladesh
  • Colonial Legacy: Agricultural Landscape
  • Agricultural Transformation Since Independence
  • Cropping Patterns
  • Growth and Fluctuations in Agricultural Production
  • Part V – Sri Lanka
  • Agricultural Landscape
  • Agricultural Transformation Since Independence
  • Green Revolution and New Technologies
  • Cropping Pattern
  • Growth and Fluctuations in Agricultural Production
  • Part VI – Nepal
  • Agricultural Landscape
  • Agricultural Transformation Since the Revolution of 1951
  • Green Revolution and New Technologies
  • Cropping Pattern
  • Growth and Fluctuations in Agricultural Production
  • Part VII – Bhutan
  • Agricultural Landscape
  • Land Tenure and Land Reform
  • Cropping Pattern
  • Growth and Fluctuations in Agricultural Production
  • Part VIII – Maldives
  • Agricultural Landscape
  • Epilogue
  • References
  • Bibliography
  • Index