Release of the latest issue of The Hindu's annual publication - Survey of Indian Agriculture 2010

The theme of this year's issue is "Need for disaster preparedness in agriculture". There will be a special focus on rural deprivation in India's countryside.


Need for disaster preparedness in agricultureThe survey aims to cover major crops and suggestions to farmers on how to take preventive steps to avoid yield loss. There will also be a special article on improvement in living conditions of the rural people.

Contents

Section-1

Overview:
Enhancing the disaster resilience of agriculture

Prof. M.S. Swaminathan

Drought:
Preparedness to face drought challenges
Dr. V. Rajagopal

Integrated farming:
Integrated farming can alone help farmers'
M.J. Prabu

Risk factors:
Highly vulnerable to risks and uncertainties
Prof. Shabd Swaroop Acharya

Section-2

Food grains, major crops:
Paddy: Imparting climate resilience in rice
Dr. T.K. Adhya

Wheat:
Marching towards enhanced productivity
Drs'. S.S. Singh & S.K. Singh

Section-3

Some other crops:
Pulses: Drought affects pulse production in India
Drs' N. Nadarajan, Sanjeev Gupta and P.S. Basu

Oilseeds:
Need to develop varieties resistant to drought
Dr. D.M Hegde

Spices:
Bio-diversity, of different species
Drs'. V. A. Parthasarathy and K. Kandiannan

Horticulture:
More resource allocation for research necessary
Dr. Sanjay K. Singh

Floriculture:
Plethora of potential waiting to be tapped
Dr. S.C. Sharma and Mrs. Parvati Sharma

Section-4

Generic:
Livestock: Minimising potential risks by early warning strategy
Drs'.K.T. Sampath and A.K. Samanta

Fisheries:
The sector is vulnerable to natural disastrous
Drs. Ayyappan, Y.S. Yadava and B. Meenakumari

Poultry:
From a minor enterprise to a formidable agribusiness
Mr. B. Soundararajan

Research:
Climate change: Managing impacts of global climate change
Dr. Pramod Kumar Aggarwal

Nutrient:
Management for sustainable hi-productive farming
Drs' K. Kumaraswamy and H. Hameed Khan

Post harvest technology:
Need for increased share in global trade
Dr. R.T. Patil

Biotechnology:
Conventional technologies are inadequate
Dr.P.Ananda Kumar

Water & Soil conservation:
Sustainability and ensuring environment security
Dr.V.N. Sharda

Drylands:
Institutional arrangements need to be nurtured
Drs' B. Venkateswarlu and C.A. Rama Rao

Rainfed:
Management skills needed for cropping patterns
Drs' K. Mruthyunjaya Reddy and Y.S. Ramakrishna

Innovation:
Innovations for disaster management
Prof. Anil Gupta

Section-5

Rural poverty:
Self sufficiency: Focus on three thrust areas for self-sufficiency
Dr Abdul Kalam

Small farmer's:
Finding solutions from the past to fight disaster
Mr.P.V Satheesh

Poverty reduction:
Is India's inclusive economic growth: a reality?
Uma Lele and Dr. Manmohan Agarwal

Risk mitigation:
Enhancing capacity of farmers to face disastrous
Dr. Gopi Ghosh and Ms. Sneha Chowrasia

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