Technical Efficiency of Major Food and Cash Crops in Karnataka (India)
AbstractAmong the important issues debated in the current phase pertaining to the agricultural sector include the expectations about the next technological phase and the efficiency parameters during the current phase. Growing population as well as income enhances the demand for agricultural products and there is no scope for expanding land frontiers and further there is increasing trend of diversion of cultivable land for nonagricultural purposes (Deshpande and Bhende, 2003). The only option remained to increase agricultural production is through adoption of improved technology and ...
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cash crops; cotton; crop production; Efficiency; food crops; groundnuts; production economics; production functions; Karnataka;
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- K P Kalirajan & M J Bhende, 2007. "Technical Efficiency of Major Food and Cash Crops in Karnataka (India)," Microeconomics Working Papers 22524, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
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