ECONOMICS OF ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL PADDY FARMING IN MAHBUBNAGAR DISTRICT OF TELANGANA
India is the second largest producer of riceÂ in the world with 117.94 m.tons in 2019. In the pastÂ 50 years, rice production has nearly tripled following
the introduction of semi dwarf modern varietiesÂ accompanied with usage of large quantities ofÂ fertilizers and pesticides. The demand for food grains
is increasing day by day in order to meet theÂ requirements of growing population. In order to meetÂ the growing food demand, farmers started cultivatingÂ modern varieties using chemical fertil izers,Â pesticides, fungicides, herbicides etc.