Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Geographical background of the Kashmir Valley. 3. Spatial distribution of dairy farming in Kashmir Valley. 4. Infrastructural base for dairy development. 5. Environmental analysis of biological aspects on dairy animals in Kashmir Valley. 6. Profitability of dairy farming. 7. Socio-economic impact of dairy farming in Kashmir Valley. 8. Strategies for dairy development in Kashmir Valley: problems, prospects and planning perspectives. 9. Conclusions. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.
The study of dairy farming has been virtually ignored by our researchers and the material generated on this aspect in both insufficient and insignificant. With the introduction of white revolution in our country, the studies concerned with dairy farming have gained momentum. But no geographical research work has been conducted on dairy development in India. So in order to fulfill this gap the present book will be immense importance to geographers, research scholars, policy makers, animal husbandry departments and government agencies. (jacket)