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State of Mountain Agriculture in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas:Posted: 22 Jan 2002
A Regional Comparative Analysis
by P. M. Tulachan
2001, ICIMOD, Nepal
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Readers will find this book a valuable introduction to mixed crop-livestock agriculture in the Hindu Kush Himalayas and a useful source of background information, based on data obtained from national governments.
Selecting five HKH countries - Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan - the study examines three main farming components:
The broad trends and patterns in mixed crop-livestock mountain agriculture are identified and their implications for long-term sustainability discussed.
- staple food crops,
- horticultural and cash crops, and
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