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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Author: Hilary Byerly

TCI Briefing: Spatial Trends in Indian Agriculture 1960s to 2000s

Using almost half a century of data on area and production of major crops at the district level from ICRISAT’s VDSA database, TCI has mapped the evolution in farming.

Spatial trends in Indian agriculture: 1960s to 2000s

Hilary Byerly is a Masters student at Cornell’s Dyson School and a research assistant for the Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative (TCi). The narrative of the Green Revolution in India is familiar to agricultural development practitioners. High-yield varieties of wheat…