IRRIGATION INVESTMENTS IN SMALLHOLDER COCONUT FARMING IN KERALA INDIA

LATHA BASTINE, C., PALASISAMI, K.
1995 CORD  
An evaluation of the irrigation investments in smallholder coconut crop in Kerala State in India showed that the share of irrigation costs to total costs was 25‑50 percent in small irrigated holdings. Yhe average variable cost of irrigation was Rs. 1,667.36 and the average capital cost was Rs. 1,031.49 per hect­are. The irrigation investments showed wide varia­tions among holdings of different land categories and also different sources qf irrigation.
doi:10.37833/cord.v11i01.289 fatcat:k4rlaej6i5gktncks243qs3go4