Author:T. Haque & Mondira Bhattacharya and Ankita Goyal (Authors)

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Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of BT Cotton in India

By: T. Haque & Mondira Bhattacharya and Ankita Goyal (Authors)

Price: $16.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

Seller ID: 701048

ISBN: 9789351251132

Condition: New


The book titled ‘Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of BT Cotton in India’ is based on a comprehensive study of the impact of Bt cotton in nine major cotton producing states of India. Both secondary and primary data were used to arrive at the conclusions. The yield of cotton has substantially increased in India in the past one decade due to the adoption of Bt cotton as well as improved irrigation and favourable output prices. However, concerns have been raised about its ecological sustainability and economic advantage for small farmers in the long run. The book analyses both positive and neg... View more info