1 edition of Economics of dryland and rainfed farming found in the catalog.
Economics of dryland and rainfed farming
by United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Commonwealth Secretariat, Consultative Group on Agriculture for Asia-Pacific in Bangkok
Written in English
|Contributions||United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific., Commonwealth Secretariat. Consultative Group on Agriculture for Asia-Pacific., Expert Consultation on the Economics of Dryland and Rainfed Farming (1986 : Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council)|
|LC Classifications||SB110 .E33 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 132 p. :|
|Number of Pages||132|
|LC Control Number||89915663|
Dryland Agriculture. Indian agriculture is predominantly a rainfed agriculture under which both dryfarming and dryland agriculture are included. Out of the million ha of total cultivated area in the country, million ha (i.e. nearly 70 percent) area are rainfed. The book provides a wholesome insight into mechanization of dryland agriculture in India. Mechanization needs, design criteria, manufacturing technology, extension through industry and custom hiring centres, use of information technology, agro-business etc are important issues covered in addition to technical, industrial, social, economic.
Abstract. Rainfed agriculture is used to describe farming practices that rely solely on precipitation for water. Although dryland farming is a part of rainfed farming, it occurs primarily in semiarid areas where annual precipitation is generally less than 25–50 % of the potential evapotranspiration demands. Rainfed agriculture encounters several constraints on account of climatic, edaphic, and social factors. Out of the 97 million farm holdings, about .
This book provides a comprehensive presentation of the realization of improved rainfed agriculture yield in semi-arid and dry land areas. The incentive of watershed programs is to increase the return on investment with over 20% for 65% of the projects that are currently underperforming. Author: Suhas Pralhad Wani Publisher: CABI ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub View: Get Books. Rainfed Agriculture Rainfed Agriculture by Suhas Pralhad Wani, Rainfed Agriculture Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Rainfed Agriculture books, Rainfed agriculture is generally overlooked by development investors, researchers and policy .
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Economics Of Dryland And Rainfed Farming. Constituents Dryland farming Rainfed farming Rainfall (mm) Moisture Shortage Enough / Sufficient Growing regions Arid and Semiarid & up lands of sub humid. GK, General Studies, Optional notes for UPSC, IAS, Banking, Civil Services. This chapter focuses on the semiarid regions as delineated by either of the classification systems.
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Dryland farming is a special case of rainfed agriculture practiced in arid and semiarid regions in which annual precipitation is about 20–35% of potential evapotranspiration. Conditions of moderate-to-severe moisture stress occur during a substantial part of the year, greatly limiting yield potential, and in which farming emphasizes water.
Ratna Reddy, Geoffrey J. Syme, in Integrated Assessment of Scale Impacts of Watershed Intervention, Background. Rainfed agriculture accounts for more than 75% of the cropped area in the world. One-third of the developing world’s population lives in the less-favored rainfed regions .In India, rainfed agriculture accounts for 60% of the cropped area, and is the food basket for.
Dry Land Farming. Indian agriculture is traditionally a system of Rainfed agriculture. Out of million hectares of net cropped area, about 72% is Rainfed production about 45% of food grains and 75 – 80% of pulses and oil – seeds and a number of important industrial crops.
Suggested Book. Difference b/w Dryland farming and rainfed farming: Dryland farming Dry land farming is cultivation of crops in regions with annual rainfall of more than mm. Inspite of prolonged dry spells, crop failure is relatively less frequent.
The dynamics of dryland farming are different and harsh than irrigated farming. So the problems of dryland agriculture are also unique. Water is the chief requirement for cropping.
The crops in dryland or arid lands have to face the challenge of shortage of water more frequently. Rainfall is the sole option for them to get water. Dry land agriculture 1. Dryland agriculture Growing of crops entirely under rainfed condition is known as dryland agriculture.
Depending on the amount of rainfall received, dryland agriculture can divided into three categories: 1. The chapters of the book have been selected and arranged in such a manner as to lead the students through the entire gamut of rainfed agriculture supported by suitable examples and diagrams.
The topics covered are most relevant in view of growing interests in rainfed agriculture technologies. Get this from a library. Economics of dryland and rainfed farming: report of an expert consultation and country studies from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.
[United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.; Commonwealth Secretariat. Consultative Group on Agriculture for Asia-Pacific.;]. Economics of water harvesting 58 Economics of water-conservation practices 61 Current scenario in dryland regions 62 5.
WIDER ISSUES OF WATER IN DRYLANDS 65 CONCLUSIONS 69 BIBLIOGRAPHY 71 ANNEXES 1. DEFINITIONS OF DRYLANDS AND DRYLAND FARMING 83 2.
DEVELOPMENT OF DRYLAND FARMING IN VARIOUS REGIONS 85 3. BACKGROUND TABLES. Further, it is added that dryland agriculture possessed more hostile environments than that of rainfed.
Dryland farming constitutes about 72 per cent of the total cropped area of million hectares (Mha) in India contributing to about 42 per cent of total food production (Reddy, ).
Almost entire coarse grains and about 75 per cent of oil. Dryland farming: In dryland Pulses, oilseeds, coarse grain crops and cotton are mainly cultivated. Some technologies are used to increase crop production in drylands and these technologies are also increases the agricultural productivity.
High production of pulses and oilseeds leads to increase in the economic status of the farmers. Rainfed. Dryland agriculture refers to cultivation of crops entirely under natural rainfall without irrigation. It is a form of subsistence farming in the regions where deficit of the soil moisture retards the growth of water consuming crops like rice (Oryza sativa), sugarcane etc.
Dryland areas are characterized by low and erratic rainfall and no assured irrigation facilities. Author by: Suhas P. Wani Languange: en Publisher by: CRC Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 10 Total Download: File Size: 47,8 Mb Description: This book provides a comprehensive presentation of the realization of improved rainfed agriculture yield in semi-arid and dry land incentive of watershed programs is to increase the return on investment with over.
Rainfed agriculture is used to describe farming practices that rely solely on precipitation for water. Although dryland farming is a part of rainfed farming, it occurs primarily in semiarid areas. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious.
Over 20 per cent of the world's population lives in dryland areas, and unless action is taken drylands will increase dramatically. This book focuses on the people who live in the drylands, their use of land resources and the economic returns from their decisions.
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In India, nearly million ha of land is under rainfed cultivation and therefore, rainfed agriculture will continue to play an important role in the Indian economy. The disappointing results of conventional cropping systems in advancing the productivity of small farms were the driving force in the development of farming systems research.The book fills the need for an up-to-date comprehensive text on the Dry land Agriculture under varying situations for the students at under graduate and post graduate levels.
This book will be of immense use in imparting knowledge on the basic principles and applied aspects of the dry land farming for students, teachers, scientists, extension.A Text Book on Rainfed Agriculture and watershed management.
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