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Geetha Lakshmi
S. B. College, Changanacherry, M.G. University, Kerala, India

Lakshmi, Geetha. "AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECOLOGICAL IMBALANCE IN KUTTANAD." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 6946-6957, Accessed Dec. 2018.
Lakshmi, G. (2018, December). AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECOLOGICAL IMBALANCE IN KUTTANAD. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(12), 6946-6957. Retrieved from
Lakshmi, Geetha. "AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECOLOGICAL IMBALANCE IN KUTTANAD." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 12 (December 2018), 6946-6957. Accessed December, 2018.

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Kuttanad taluk in Alappuzha district in Kerala is famous for agriculture and people in this taluk mainly depend on paddy cultivation. In this paper, we have studied Agricultural Development and Ecological Imbalance in Kuttanad. Agricultural practice has moved from traditional style to modern ways in the present scenario. The traditional agricultural style is mainly a livelihood programme. But the modern style is such that it has turned to be a commercial one, adopting modern agricultural equipments with hybrid seeds, modern thinking and with a market oriented outlook. The impact of this has been both negative and positive. Farmers tend to make more profit but there is damage to the environment. The adaptation of modern agricultural practices is vital for development of the nation. Agricultural development is very essential for sustainable development of our country. So we should try to reduce the negative impacts and move forward.