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The behaviour of the herbicide atrazine was compared in conventionally tilled corn grown continuously year after year versus corn grown in three different crop rotations. The various levels of tillage and irrigation, including no irrigation were tested.
Women constitute approximately 70% of the agricultural labour force and perform more than 70% of farm labour in less industrialised Asia. In India, women constitute approximately 50% of agricultural and livestock workers. A general pattern in India and throughout Asia is that the poorer the area, the higher women's contribution, largely as subsistence farmers who work small pieces of land of less than 0.2 hectares.
New Delhi: India raised the cane support price by 7.1% on Friday to entice farmers to plant the crop in more areas, but traders and analysts said output would depend on adequate monsoon rains in key states.