Adoption of New Technology And Agricultural Development

Adoption of New Technology And Agricultural Development
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Introduction
Statement of the Problem In cre a se in a g ricu ltu ra l p ro d u ctio n in a n eco n om y can co m e a b o u t b a s ic a lly in tw o w ay s, v iz. a th rou g h an increase in the land area under cultivation and b through m o re p r o d u c tiv e u tiliz a tio n o f la n d a lre a d y u n d e r cu ltiv a tio n . T h e first so u rce o f a g ricu ltu ral g ro w th , i.e. in crease in the la n d area u n d er cu ltiv a tio n m ay b e im p o rta n t for a co u n try w here p o p u latio n o f sp arse and cu ltivable la n d is a v a ila b le in ab u n d a n ce. O b v io u sly th is so u rce o f a g ricu ltu ra l g ro w th w as im p o rta n t an d p ra ctica b le for In d ian agricu ltu re till 1960's w h en Indian popu lation w as sp arse and cu ltiv able land w as abu nd an t. Bu t w ith th e ra p id g ro w th o f p o p u la tio n the sco p e o f b rin g in g a b o u t m ore lan d su rfa ce u n d er cu ltiv atio n for in crease in a g ricu ltu ra l p ro d u ctio n h as b eco m e fa irly lim ited . S o g row th o f ag ricu ltu ral pro d u ctio n b y now , therefore, m u st co m e p rim a rily from m ore p ro d u ctiv e u tilizatio n o f th e e x istin g cu ltiv a ted lan d area. It is te ch n o lo g ic a l in n o v a tio n and its a d o p tio n in
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a g ricu ltu re th at can b rin g ab o u t requ ired ag ricu ltu ral ch an g e s th rou g h m ore p ro d u ctiv e u tiliz a tio n o f the e x istin g cu ltiv ated land and b a sica lly it is th rou g h this in n o v a tio n and a d o p tio n o f m o d ern te ch n o lo g y that In d ia n a g r ic u ltu r e h a s a c q u ire d a h ig h d e g re e o f re silie n ce in recen t y ears. In d ia n a g ricu ltu re has b een m o d ern ized to a great exten t th rou g h the in tro d u ctio n o f scie n ce and te ch n o lo g y in to the In d ia n a farm in g s y s te m . T h e In d ia n a g ricu ltu re in recen t y e a rs h as sh o w n en co u ra g in g sig n o f ch a n g in g fro m trad itio n al to m o d e rn o n e th ro u g h c o n v e rs io n o f a g ric u ltu ra l technology into productive accom plishm ent. T h e success sto ry o f In d ia n ag ricu ltu re h as b eco m e a m od el for a g ricu ltu ra l g row th and d ev elo p m en t fo r m an y u nder d e v e lo p e d c o u n t r ie s o f th e w o r ld . B u t d e s p ite im p ressiv e a ch iev em en t in a g ricu ltu ral secto r the level o f a d o p tio n o f m o d ern a g ricu ltu ra l te ch n o lo g v v aries from sta te to state an d w ith in sta te fro m reg ion to re g io n and e v e n w ith in a reg io n fro m crop to crop. The m ain reason for this is not the lack o f tech nological a n d s c ie n tific d is c o v e r ie s n e e d e d fo r a g r ic u ltu r a l d e v e lo p m e n t b u t co n v e rtin g th em in to p ro d u c tio n a cco m p lish m e n t and u sin g the sam e as an in stru m en t o f a g ricu ltu ra l g ro w th and so cia l ch a n g e. T h is cou ld