Impacts of Improved Sorghum Cultivars in India

Deb, U K and Bantilan, M C S and Reddy, B V S (2005) Impacts of Improved Sorghum Cultivars in India. In: Impact of Agricultural Research: Post-Green Revolution Evidence from India. National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, New Delhi, pp. 69-84.

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Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) is the third most important cereal crop in India after rice and wheat. During 1995-98, it was grown over 11.2 million hectares with a total production of 9.4 million tons (CMIE 2000). Though the area under sorghum in India has declined over time, production has remained more or less constant due to increase in yield. During 1995-98, Maharashtra ranked first in terms of area under sorghum and its production (Table 1), followed by Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh...

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2011 08:55
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2013 08:42
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