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Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2018)

Temporal study of land utilization pattern and crop diversification in India

Author(s):
Satya Narayan Dubey
Abstract:
The absolute geological space of India is 328.73 million hectares (mha) out of that 307.82 mha region announced for land usage (2015). India is independent in food grain creation and with around 284 million tones food grains stand second biggest food grains maker on the planet (2019). India previously accomplished food security yet for the issue of healthful security still a long ways behind the objective line. To accomplish the healthful security crop enhancement assumes a significant part (Ebert). Fuse of high esteemed harvests in sustenance just as compensation to customary crops. The information has been gathered from different auxiliary sources. Five decadal information of land usage and rate region covered by various food and non-food crops have been taken for this exploration. To examine the transient change in crop enhancement Herfindahl Index (HI) was utilized (Malik). During 1950-51 to 2014-15, the net region planted extensively expanded. The region under sugarcane, absolute sauces and flavors, all out leafy foods, all out oilseeds, complete filaments and grain crops have been expanded. While, the region under absolute cereals and millets, all out beats, other food crops and other non-food crops have been diminished. The worth of Herfindahl Index (HI) has been diminishing constantly. It shows the horticulture design changed from customary to business in India.
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Satya Narayan Dubey. Temporal study of land utilization pattern and crop diversification in India. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(1):590-594.
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