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The study has been undertaken with the objectives of finding the extent of land degradation and itsdeterminants in the mountainous regions of Himachal Pradesh by dividing the state into four zones.Multistage random sampling technique has been adopted to select the sample farmers from each zone.Logit analysis has been carried out to find the probability of different factors affecting land degradation.The factors whose effect on land degradation has been reported are: total owned land, land fragmentation,family labour, non-farm income, farm income, migration, leasing-out of land and education level of membersin a household. The study has suggested some measures to minimize land degradation and consequentlyincrease production and income levels in this difficult terrain of the country.

Subject(s): Agricultural and Food Policy

Issue Date: 2010-01

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/92162 Published in: Agricultural Economics Research Review, Volume 23, Number 1 Page range: 149-156

Total Pages: 8

Record appears in: Agricultural Economics Research Association (India) > Agricultural Economics Research Review

Agricultural Economics Research Review





Autor: Gupta, Sonika ; Sharma, R.K.

Fuente: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/92162?ln=en







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