A Book titled” Economics and Technology of Soybean Cultivation in Central India” by Prof. E Revathi and B. Suresh Reddy was released by Prof. Ramesh Chand, Member NITI Aayog, at Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) at Hyderabad on 26th November 2022 at 11.30 AM

Economics and Technology of Soybean Cultivation in Central India

About the Book

The book analyses the soybean crop scenario in major soybean growing states of MadhyaPradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and newly cultivating state of Telangana. It assesses the impact of soybean technology (varieties and package of practices) developed by ICAR’s, All India Coordinated Research Project and State Agriculture Universities (SAUs) on production, productivity, efficiency, economy and economic and social benefits to its producers and suggests appropriate policy measures as a way forward. The book is unique in providing a comprehensive understanding of issues surrounding adoption of technology from farmers’ perspective. The benefitcost ratio for expenditure on R&D and output has been assessed. It highlights the underutilisation of inputs with existing technology as well as the potential of cultivation of soybean crop in dry land and rain fed areas