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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Prevailing land use pattern adopted by goat keepers across various flock size categories in tribal sub plan area of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Sushila Vishnoi, Dr. GL Meena, Dr. Latika Sharma, Dr. SS Burrak and Dr. Hari Singh
Abstract:
The paper discusses the land use pattern adopted by goat keepers across various flock size categories of Rajasthan. A total of 160 respondents were selected for present study. On an average land holding in the study area was 1.31 hectare however, across the categories the land holdings was 0.32, 1.12 and 2.24 hectare for small, medium and large category respectively. Across the categories, farmers allocated land for growing crops and goat rearing the small category farmers allocated about 0.23 and 0.09 hectares land for crops and goat rearing respectively whilst large category farmers allocated about 1.98 hectares for crops and 0.26 hectares for goat rearing respectively. The land utilized for goat shed in study area across the categories reveals that area of the shed increases with flock size for small category farmer utilized of 27.78% and large category farmer 46.16% of the total area. With respect to open area of rearing goat small farmer utilized about 72.22% of the area whereas 70.58% for medium and large farmer 53.84% of the total area. The small category farmer with 27.20 hectare out of this 17.84% of the area under irrigated whist 82.16% of un-irrigated area. In case of large category farmer owns about 73.59 hectare out of this, 11.34% of the irrigated area and 88.66% un-irrigated area. The medium category farmer possess the highest irrigated area as against of small and large category farmers. Overall out of 147.83 hectare only 25.17 hectare access to irrigation.
Pages: 377-379  |  238 Views  53 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sushila Vishnoi, Dr. GL Meena, Dr. Latika Sharma, Dr. SS Burrak and Dr. Hari Singh. Prevailing land use pattern adopted by goat keepers across various flock size categories in tribal sub plan area of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 377-379.

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