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Introduction of Biotechnology in India's Agriculture : Impact, Performance and Economics

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Introduction of Biotechnology in India's Agriculture : Impact, Performance and Economics
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Introduction of Biotechnology in India's Agriculture
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Introduction of Biotechnology in India's Agriculture : Impact, Performance and Economics
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  • "Foreword" -- "Preface" -- "Contents" -- "List of Figures" -- "List of Tables" -- "About the Authors" -- "Part I: Introduction" -- "Chapter 1: Introduction and Objectives of the Study" -- "1.1 Introduction" -- "1.2 Objectives and Methodology of the Study" -- "References" -- "Chapter 2: An Overview of Cotton in India" -- "2.1 Introduction" -- "2.2 World Scenario" -- "2.3 Cotton Cultivation in India: Recent Performance" -- "2.4 Geographical Distribution of Area and Production of Cotton" -- "2.5 Recent Performance of Cotton Cultivation in the Selected States" -- "Chapter 3: Development and Adoption of Bt Cotton" -- "3.1 Introduction" -- "3.2 Review of Literature" -- "3.2.1 Pesticide Use" -- "3.2.2 Cost of Production and Yield" -- "3.2.3 Bt Cotton Seed Price" -- "3.2.4 Environmental Considerations" -- "3.2.5 Voices for and Against Bt Cotton" -- "3.3 Adoption of Bt Cotton in India" -- "References" -- "Part II: Bt Cotton vis-a-vis Non-Bt Cotton Overall in India" -- "Chapter 4: Sampling and Methodology of the Study Across the States" -- "4.1 Sample Design" -- "Chapter 5: Nature and Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton Across the States" -- "5.1 Introduction" -- "5.2 Cropping Pattern" -- "5.3 Area Under Cotton" -- "5.4 Cotton Varieties Used by the Sample Households" -- "5.5 Average Cost of Seeds Used" -- "5.6 Application of Pesticides" -- "Chapter 6: Economics of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton Across the States" -- "6.1 Introduction" -- "6.2 Average Bt and Non-Bt Cotton Yields" -- "6.3 Cost of Production, Value of Output and Profit" -- "6.4 Econometric Analysis of the Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton" -- "Chapter 7: Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perceptions on Various Features of Bt Cotton" -- "7.1 Observations of Farmer Households in Andhra Pradesh" -- "7.2 Observations of Farmer Households in Gujarat"
  • "7.3 Observations of Farmer Households in Maharashtra" -- "7.4 Observations of Sample Farmer Households from Tamil Nadu" -- "Chapter 8: Consolidated Summary and Conclusions" -- "8.1 Bt Cotton Technology" -- "8.2 Cotton in India" -- "8.3 Cotton in the Study States" -- "8.4 Data and Sampling" -- "8.5 Varieties Grown" -- "8.6 Cost of Seeds" -- "8.7 Application of Pesticides" -- "8.8 Yields of Bt and Non-Bt Cotton" -- "8.9 Cost of Production, Value of Output and Profit" -- "8.10 Results of Econometric Analysis" -- "8.11 General Observations from Farmers" -- "Part III: State Study 1: Andhra Pradesh" -- "Chapter 9: Cotton Cultivation in Andhra Pradesh" -- "9.1 Importance of Cotton in the Cropping Pattern of the State" -- "9.2 Area, Production and Productivity Trends in Cotton in the State" -- "9.3 District Wise Pattern of Cotton Cultivation" -- "9.4 Introduction of Bt Cotton to the State" -- "9.5 Pest Incidence" -- "Chapter 10: Sampling and Methodology" -- "10.1 Sample Design" -- "10.1.1 Selection of Sample Districts/Mandals/Villages" -- "10.1.2 Selection of Sample Farmer Households" -- "10.1.3 Method of Data Collection and Reference Year" -- "10.1.4 Method of Analysis" -- "Chapter 11: Nature and Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton in Andhra Pradesh" -- "11.1 Introduction" -- "11.2 Cropping Pattern" -- "11.3 Area Under Cotton" -- "11.4 Cotton Varieties Used by the Sample Households" -- "11.5 Average Cost of Seed Used" -- "11.6 Application of Pesticides" -- "Chapter 12: Economics of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton in Andhra Pradesh" -- "12.1 Introduction" -- "12.2 Average Bt and Non-Bt Cotton Yields" -- "12.3 Cost of Production, Value of Output and Profit" -- "12.4 Econometric Analysis of the Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton"
  • "Chapter 13: Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perceptions on Various Features of Bt Cotton in Andhra Pradesh" -- "13.1 Some Basic Features of Bt Cotton: Views of Bt Cotton Sample Farmer Households" -- "13.2 Agronomic Features of Bt Cotton: Response of Bt Growers" -- "13.2.1 Flowering" -- "13.2.2 Plant Size, Boll Size and Relative Number of Pickings" -- "13.3 Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perception on Advantages or Disadvantages of Bt Cotton vis-à-vis Non-Bt Cotton" -- "13.4 Measures Suggested by Sample Farmers to Improve the Acceptance of Bt Cotton" -- "Part IV: State Study 2: Gujarat" -- "Chapter 14: Cotton Cultivation in Gujarat" -- "14.1 Climate and Soil Type" -- "14.2 Irrigation and Sources of Irrigation" -- "14.3 Cropping Pattern" -- "14.4 Hybrid/HYV and Non-hybrid Varieties of Cotton in Gujarat" -- "14.5 Profile of Cotton Varieties Grown in Gujarat" -- "14.6 Cotton Scenario in Gujarat" -- "14.6.1 District-Wise Cotton Area in Gujarat" -- "14.6.2 District-Wise Cotton Production in Gujarat" -- "14.6.3 District-Wise Lint Cotton Yield in Gujarat" -- "14.6.4 District-Wise Cotton Yield in Irrigated and Unirrigated Area and Coverage of Irrigation" -- "14.6.5 District-Wise Sales of Approved Bt Cotton Seeds in Gujarat During 2004â{u0080}{u0093}2005" -- "14.7 Minimum Support Prices and Annual Average Market Prices of Cotton" -- "Chapter 15: Sampling and Methodology" -- "15.1 Sample Design" -- "15.1.1 Selection of Districts" -- "15.1.2 Selection of Sample Tehsils" -- "15.1.3 Selection of Sample Villages" -- "15.1.4 Selection of Sample Farmers" -- "15.1.5 Method of Primary Data Collection" -- "15.1.6 Secondary Data Collection" -- "15.1.7 Analytical Framework" -- "15.1.8 Reference Year" -- "Chapter 16: Nature and Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton in Gujarat" -- "16.1 Introduction" -- "16.2 Cropping Pattern" -- "16.3 Area Under Cotton"
  • "16.4 Cotton Varieties Used by the Sample Households" -- "16.5 Average Cost of Seed Used" -- "16.6 Application of Pesticides" -- "Chapter 17: Economics of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton in Gujarat" -- "17.1 Introduction" -- "17.2 Average Bt and Non-Bt Cotton Yields" -- "17.2.1 Picking-Wise Break-Up of Productivity and Maturity Period of Bt and Non-Bt Cotton" -- "17.3 Cost of Production, Value of Output and Profit" -- "17.3.1 Percentage Share of Inputs in Gross Cost of Cultivation" -- "17.3.2 Average Cost of Production of Bt and Non-Bt Cotton" -- "17.3.3 Average Price Realization and Revenue Differentials" -- "17.3.4 Average Net Profit per Hectare for Bt and  Non-Bt Cotton" -- "17.4 Econometric Analysis of the Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton" -- "17.4.1 Output-Input Value Ratio for Bt and Non-Bt Cotton" -- "17.4.2 Regression Analysis" -- "Chapter 18: Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perceptions on Various Features of Bt Cotton in Gujarat" -- "18.1 Some Basic Features of Bt Cotton: Views of Bt Cotton Sample Farmer Households" -- "18.2 Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perception on Advantages or Disadvantages of Bt Cotton vis-à-vis Non-Bt Cotton" -- "18.3 Measures Suggested by Sample Farmers to Improve the Acceptance of Bt Cotton" -- "18.3.1 Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perception on Environmental Impact of Bt Cotton" -- "Part V: State Study 3: Maharashtra" -- "Chapter 19: Cotton Cultivation in Maharashtra" -- "19.1 Cotton Cultivation in the Selected Districts" -- "Chapter 20: Sampling and Methodology" -- "20.1 Sampling Design" -- "20.1.1 Age, Education and Experience in Cotton Cultivation" -- "20.1.2 Farm Size and Irrigation" -- "20.1.3 Sources of Irrigation" -- "20.1.4 Access to Market for Cotton" -- "Chapter 21: Nature and Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton in Maharashtra" -- "21.1 Introduction" -- "21.2 Cropping Pattern"
  • "21.3 Area Under Cotton" -- "21.4 Cotton Varieties Used by the Sample Households" -- "21.5 Average Cost of Seeds Used" -- "21.6 Application of Pesticides" -- "21.7 Pesticide Use" -- "Chapter 22: Economics of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton in Maharashtra" -- "22.1 Introduction" -- "22.2 Average Bt and Non-Bt Cotton Yields" -- "22.3 Cost of Production, Value of Output and Profit" -- "22.3.1 Share of Various Inputs in Total Cost of Production" -- "22.3.2 Value of Output and Net Profit" -- "22.4 Econometric Analysis of the Performance of Bt Cotton vs. Non-Bt Cotton" -- "22.4.1 Econometric Analysis of the Determinants of Yield, Value of Output and Profit" -- "Chapter 23: Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perceptions on Various Features of Bt Cotton in Maharashtra" -- "23.1 Some Basic Features of Bt Cotton: Views of Bt Cotton Sample Farmer Households" -- "23.1.1 Adoption of Bt Cotton: Some Determining Factors" -- "23.1.1.1 Awareness and Adoption of Bt Cotton" -- "23.1.2 Agronomic Features of Bt Cotton: Response of Bt Growers" -- "23.2 Farmersâ{u0080}{u0099} Perception on Advantages or Disadvantages of Bt Cotton vis-à-vis Non-Bt Cotton" -- "23.3 Measures Suggested by Sample Farmers to Improve the Acceptance of Bt Cotton" -- "Part VI: State Study 4: Tamil Nadu" -- "Chapter 24: Cotton Cultivation in Tamil Nadu" -- "24.1 Area Under Cotton in Tamil Nadu" -- "24.2 Production of Cotton" -- "24.3 Productivity of Cotton" -- "24.4 Growth Rates of Cotton in Tamil Nadu" -- "24.5 Decomposition of Change of Output" -- "24.6 District Wise Number of Textile Mills and Their Approximate Lint" -- "24.7 Varieties of Cotton Used in Tamil Nadu Mills" -- "Chapter 25: Sampling and Methodology" -- "25.1 Sampling Design" -- "25.1.1 District Selection" -- "25.1.2 Selection of Villages" -- "25.1.3 Selection of Samples" -- "25.1.4 Area Under Cotton in Salem District"
  • "25.1.5 Production of Cotton in Salem District"
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