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Himachal Pradesh University (2002)

Integrated planning for livestock farming in different agro climatic zones in Himachal Pradesh

Singh, Prathap

Titre : Integrated planning for livestock farming in different agro climatic zones in Himachal Pradesh

Auteur : Singh, Prathap

Université de soutenance : Himachal Pradesh University

Grade : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics 2002

Objectifs
The specific objectives of the study are ; i) To evaluate the contribution and importance of livestock in the household economy of different sizes of arms in Himachal Pradesh ; ii) To study the growth pattern and regional variations in livestock population in the State since 1971 and to study the changes in composition of total livestock population by species, sex and by functional categories (breeding, works, milk production, meat production, etc.) ; iii) To study the socio-economic characteristics of the household pursuing various types of farming systems and animal husbandry practices and the size and composition of their livestock herds ; iv) To study the feed-fodder sources, types and availability on various sizes of farms in different agro-climatic zones of Himachal Pradesh and to analyse the gaps between the supply and requirements of fodder and the role of CPRs in this respect ; v) To study the costs and returns from cows and buffaloes in various farming systems pursued in different agro-climatic zones of Himachal Pradesh ; and vi) to study the causes of low production and problems and constraints of livestock development in different agro-climatic zone of Himachal Pradesh.

Mots clés : Livestock farming, Agro-climatic zones, Integrated planning, Farming systems, Cropping pattern

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