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

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Farmers Perception of Land Degradation-A Case Study

A Case Study P K Joshi S P Wani V K Chopde J Foster Top soil erosion is a serious problem threatening the sustainability of rainfed agriculture in the semi-arid tropics. Yet, farmers do not take strong measures to prevent soil loss. This study, covering farmers in a watershed in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, attempts to assess farmers' perception of land degradation and examine their actions to alleviate its perceived effects.

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