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Assessment of changes in agricultural production as a result of introduction of irrigation

S. D. Suryawanshi

Assessment of changes in agricultural production as a result of introduction of irrigation

a bench-mark survey in Bhima Command area, Maharashtra

by S. D. Suryawanshi

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Published by Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Agricultural University in Rahuri, Maharashtra, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Maharashtra.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation farming -- India -- Maharashtra.,
    • Arid regions agriculture -- India -- Maharashtra.,
    • Agricultural productivity -- India -- Maharashtra.

    • Edition Notes

      Based on the survey conducted in 1982-83, by the Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Agricultural University.

      StatementS.D. Suryawanshi, B.J. Hinge, M.P. Dhongade.
      SeriesPublication / Department of Agril. Economics, Mahatma Phule Agricultural University ;, 12, Publication (Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth. Dept. of Agricultural Economics) ;, 12.
      ContributionsHinge, B. J., Dhongade, M. P., Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth. Dept. of Agricultural Economics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS616.I4 S87 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. ;
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2003034M
      LC Control Number90900919

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