Preface Acronyms

Conversion Factors between Important Primary and Secondary Agricultural Commodities

Conversion Factors

Agricultural research is a vital input for planned growth and sustainable development of agriculture in the country. Indian Council of Agricultural Research being an apex scientific organization at national level plays a crucial role in promoting and accelerating the use of science and technology programmes relating to agricultural research and education. It also provides assistance and support in demonstrating the use of new technologies in agriculture. Information pertaining to agricultural research, education and related aspects available from different sources is scattered over various types of published and unpublished records. The Agricultural Research Data Book (ARDB) 2012, which is fifteenth in the series, is an attempt to put together main components/ indicators of such information.  The Data Book comprising of 172 Tables, is organized, for the purpose of convenience of the users into 10 sections. 



1: Natural Resources
2: Agricultural Inputs
3: Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
4: Horticulture
5: Production and Productivity
6: Agricultural Engineering and Produce Management
7: Export and Import
8: India's Position in World Agriculture
9: Investment in Agricultural Research and Education
10: Human Resources

Published by : Director, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi -110012