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Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Horticultural mechanization in Madhya Pradesh

Uma Pathak, AK Shrivastava and RK Naik
As a major sector, agriculture continues to be the life line for millions of farmers in Madhya Pradesh; India. Change in the production and productivity in the field of agriculture being possible in Madhya Pradesh due to a massive diversion from the traditional agriculture to new commercial agriculture. As urbanization in the state is still very poor, nearly 90 per cent of the population lives in rural areas. The State of Madhya Pradesh is also lagging behind the national average On all socio-economic indicators like per capita income, average size of operational holding, per capita cultivated land, percentage of villages electrified, road length per thousand sq. km, per capita deposit, per capita bank credit, credit deposit ratio, male-female literacy, and life expectancy etc. Madhya Pradesh is considered to be at the middle. State of Madhya Pradesh have no rain effected area that’s why farmers live at this place became poor due to crops affected by no rain. Farmers used only traditional cropping system at this place due to poor economy and abandoned by industries and govt. policies. So if farm mechanization applied at this place then the condition of the farmers will improve due to increase in the production of vegetable crops. Horticulture plays an important role in the economy of the Madhya Pradesh because of favorable climatic conditions. In this paper we are going to research on the present condition of the Madhya Pradesh in farm mechanization and also proposed a research on perspective of horticultural mechanization.
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How to cite this article:
Uma Pathak, AK Shrivastava, RK Naik. Horticultural mechanization in Madhya Pradesh. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(2):161-164.

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