Agro-mechanical Diffusion in a Backward Region
Intermediate Technology Publications, 1990 - Social Science - 94 pages
This exploration of the conditions which characterize the process of a general application of agro-mechanical technology is illustrated through a detailed study of the use of a new agricultural tool in rural India.
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SocioEconomic Profile of the Study Villages
The Agricultural Implements Market
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agricultural implements agricultural productivity agro-climatic agro-mechanical technology diffusion Ahmedabad artisan households backward villages bamboo workers Bill hook biochemical blacksmiths blade harrows blade hoes borrowing and sharing bullock-drawn implements bullock-drawn iron implements bullocks bundformers carpenters CD CD cent changes in agricultural chemical fertilizers co-operative cultivator households cultivators in Ghoda Dahod taluka Dahod villages diffusion of agro-mechanical distance between rows electric motors extension personnel fabrication facilities farm fodder Gangardi and Dadur Ghoda cultivators Gujarat harijan hectares hiring HYV seeds improved implements income India interaction irrigation kadial Kalol taluka Kalol town Kalol villages labour land large farmers mainly maize marginal farmers modern implements nalichala oil engines Panchayat Panchmahals district pesticides ploughs Puddlers region reported responses seed drill Seeding funnel orni selected villages sickles small and marginal sources study villages Sureli Table three-tine seed-drill tractors traditional implements two-tine seed-drill types village artisans wage labour winnowing fans