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Survey report on spread of new agricultural technology to small farms in Pakistan.

Pakistan. Food and Agriculture Division. Planning Unit.

Survey report on spread of new agricultural technology to small farms in Pakistan.

by Pakistan. Food and Agriculture Division. Planning Unit.

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Published by Planning Unit, Food and Agriculture Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Works in Islamabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan.,
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Pakistan.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Pakistan.,
    • Agriculture -- Bangladesh.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Bangladesh.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      SeriesFarm management research in Pakistan
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS471.P25 P24 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5748605M
      LC Control Number70931359

      Chapter 1 Food, agriculture, and rural development in Pakistan Chapter 2 Agriculture, land, and productivity in Pakistan Chapter 3 Consumption, nutrition, and poverty Chapter 4 Irrigation and water management in the Indus basin: Infrastructure and management strategies to improve agricultural productivity Chapter 5 The architecture of the Pakistani seed system: A case of market-regulation. A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops; it is the basic facility in food production. The name is used for specialised units such as arable farms, vegetable farms, fruit farms, dairy, pig and poultry farms, and land used for the production of natural fibres, biofuel and other commodities.

      Industry Trends. Vertical Farming Market size surpassed USD 3 billion in and will exhibit a massive CAGR of over 27% from to Get more details on this report - Request Free Sample PDF Vertical farming is a method of cultivating various types of produce in vertically arranged layers, in unused vertical spaces of warehouses, skyscrapers, shipping containers, etc. Pakistan came into existence in It is the second emerging economy in South Asia after India. It is bordered on the west by Iran, on the north by Afghanistan, on the north east by China, on the east and south east by India, and on the south by Arabian Sea. Pakistan has a vast and rich natural resources as well as different climatic zones.

      Research within librarian-selected research topics on Agriculture from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Below is a summary on the use of Technology in agriculture: Use of machines on farms. Now a farmer can cultivate on more than 2 acres of land with less labor, and can cut costs even more when they are looking for a used tractor and other harvesting technology, versus new equipment. The use of planters and harvesters makes the process so easy.


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Shikarpur, Sukkur and Shaheed Benazirabad, Sindh, Pakistan. The sample data set consist of wheat farmers. Therefore, our survey does not capture the direct impact on crop farms. But other types of agribusinesses, such as mechanization services, pollination services, fertilizer dealers, and livestock farms, are covered in our sample and provide a broad picture of the impacts.

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