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Castor Based Intercropping System for Sustainable Income under Rainfed Ecosystem

Castor (Ricinus communis L.) is a major industrial oilseed crop that grows well in rainfed and limited-irrigated environments. Castor is mostly grown in Tamil Nadu as an intercrop, mixed crop for long-term income in both rainfed and irrigated systems. As a result, the current study was conducted in Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu, to examine farmers’…
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January 12, 2022 0

Working with Adopted Women via Pictures, Drawings and Dreams: A Novel Approach

This chapter is a composite of eight different women who were my clients and shared so much in common, not only in terms of personal history, but also in terms of symptoms, disorders, interpersonal relationships, and symbiotic relationships with their mothers and men in their lives, that I felt it begged to be dubbed the…
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October 16, 2021 0

Surrogate Motherhood-An Act of Violation or Protection of Human Rights

Surrogacy brings the joy of motherhood to the intended pair, but the irony is that in order to spare one woman from being labelled childless, the surrogate takes on the duty of bearing her child, causing her to be stigmatised by society. Despite the fact that many forms of exploitation have gotten attention, some, such…
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September 17, 2021 0

Behavioural Factors Affecting the Adoption of Sustainable Housing Practices: Indian Context

Sustainable Development is a concept of development that involves causing as little harm to society, the environment, and other distant variables as possible as a result of so-called “development.” According to literature research, the Indian construction industry’s focus on sustainable development is mostly on energy efficiency and minimising CO2 emissions, with less emphasis on the…
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June 5, 2021 0

Factors Influencing Hybrid Rice Adoption: A Case of Marginal and Small Farmers

The study was conducted on fifty farmers comprising 33 marginal and 17 small farmers in five villages in Ranchi, Jharkhand’s Kanke block. The study showed that the level of adoption of hybrid rice among the sample farmers was almost 98 percent. Farmers in both classes, however were strongly inclined to adopt hybrid rice production in…
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November 14, 2020 0

Adoption of Precision Technologies in Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia L.) Cultivation at Thottiyam Block of Tiruchirappalli District

Agricultural extension system is the primary delivery system for information to farmers. Agricultural extension has the potential to stimulate agricultural development and is often used as a tool for implementing government policy. Available agricultural technology does not serve its purpose till it reaches and adopted by it ultimate users, the farmers.  The present study was…
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December 7, 2019 0