By Mary Finn

Set in colonial India, this richly layered coming-of-age story follows a lively younger artist on a trip up the Ganges — and during the enigmas of her past.

How can Anila Tandy, left to fend for herself after her mother's loss of life, dare to use for a task that's essentially now not intended for a girl? yet someway the "Bird lady of Calcutta," artwork provides in hand, unearths herself on an eye-opening trip up the Ganges, apprenticed to a gentleman scientist. because the lush panorama slips via, Anila dives into her earlier — a previous the place her appealing Bengali mom nonetheless tells tales and her Irish father's mysterious disappearance lingers. Gorgeously written and wealthy with surroundings, Mary Finn's debut novel tells the tale of a made up our minds younger artist who needs to make her means within the harmful international of late-eighteenth-century India.

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5 M. P. P. P. P. + Chhattisgarh M. P. P. P. 5 Changes in rice yield by major producing states and all-India average: 1981–2015 2927 1490 1259 1254 1269 2823 2661 1094 861 1198 1366 3710 2622 2023 1986 1905 2513 1999 2001–06 3134 1591 1445 1307 1793 3024 2562 1226 933 1352 1591 3949 3006 2060 2063 1993 2577 2175 2006–11 3077 1987 2088 2036 2211 3171 2690 1628 1493 1693 1769 3882 3230 2330 2334 2231 2741 2416 2011–15 Trends in Area, Production, and Yield 21 22 3 Overview of Rice Economy: Production, Procurement … (3077 kg/ha), while Madhya Pradesh (1493 kg/ha) has the lowest yield.

P. P. P. 1 The Table shows that the number of states falling under AA category remained three during all the decades from the 1980s to the 1990s, which increased to seven during the 2000s. West Bengal, which is one of the largest producers of rice in the country, moved from AA category during the 1980s to CA in the 1990s and remained in that category during the last decade. Other two major producers, 1 For comparison of states between different time periods, we have considered the undivided states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh.

Smallholder farmers face various marketing constraints that can either increase marketing costs or increase the market risks associated with market access and market information. High marketing costs are mainly due to poor transportation facilities, lack of reliable and timely market information, lack of competitive markets, etc. Over 60% of the sample farmers had access to regulated markets while around 39% sold their produce in unregulated markets. The pattern of market access gives a somewhat different picture when analysis is carried out by size of farm.

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