xii, 143p., Diags., 65 Tables, App., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction; 2. Methodological Approach; 3. Profile of Fish Farmers and Ponds; 4. Cultural Practices; 5. Cost of Fish Production; 6. Fish Production, Potential Production, Production Efficiency and Profit Efficiency Measures; 7. Extent and Pattern of Employment; 8. Fish Marketing; 9. Constraints in Fish Production; 10. Summary and Conclusions.
The book is a product of detailed field investigation carried out in villages of six major fish producing districts of Bihar in the back drop of an extensive review of the available literature on the subject. The various econometric tools have been used to analyse the socio-economic aspects of inland fish production which brings out many field insights.