Friday, 9 September 2011

Agriculture structure

India’s agricultural area is  of 170 million hectares vast land in 2003-2005. It has the second largest vast land area in the world next to the United States.In  2007 agricultural policy monitoring report by OECD notes Indian agriculture is dominated by the maximum number of small scale owner occupied.
The average size of agricultural land in the nineties was about 1.4 hectares and it continues to changed , as farms are usually divided on multiples. In India’s 116 million farmers, around 60% have only less than 1 hectare and they cultivate in 20% of the land.


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