ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sustainability and Viability of Small and Marginal Farmers-Animal Husbandry and Common Property Resources

Marginal Farmers Animal Husbandry and Common Property Resources THE rapid increase in population, subdivision and fragmentation of landholdings and the changed family system from joint to nuclear families in rural India has made the size of holdings smaller and smaller In Indian agriculture, area operated by marginal farmers has increased, but not proportionately to the increase in the number of marginal holdings: On the other hand, both the-number of larger holdings (of 10 hectares and above) as well as the area operated by large holders have slightly declined during that in future Indian agriculture will be

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