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Concluding Remarks

  • George Thottappilly
  • Gad Loebenstein

It is difficult to present concluding remarks regarding the chapters included in this book on Agricultural Research Management, as problems, agro-climatic conditions, marketing, farmer’s knowledge and attitudes, and political systems vary from country to country. Nevertheless, we tried to point out some common traits and deficiencies in our present system.

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Research Manager Agricultural Science Green Revolution Private Partnership Sabbatical Leave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Thottappilly
    • 1
  • Gad Loebenstein
    • 2
  1. 1.BiotechnologySahrdaya College of Engineering and TechnologyThrissurIndia
  2. 2.Agricultural Research OrganizationVolcani CenterIsrael

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