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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Cropping pattern adopted by goat keepers as subsidiary occupation in tribal sub plan area of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Sushila Vishnoi, Dr. GL Meena, Dr. Latika Sharma, Dr. SS Burrak and Dr. Bhavendra Tiwari
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. 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. In overall out of 147.83 hectare only 25.17 hectare access to irrigation. The prevailing cropping pattern in the study area the main crops grown under kharif season are maize, bajra and green gram whilst in the rabi season are wheat, gram and mustard. The gross cropped area was 261.87 ha out of this, 56.44% of the area under kharif season and 43.56% of the area under rabi season. In the kharif season the maize found to be dominant crop with 85.23 hectare (32.55) per cent to the gross cropped area) followed by bajra (17.31%) and green gram (6.59%). In the Rabi season wheat with 65.23 hectare and 24.91 per cent gross cropped area followed by gram crop (13.95%) and mustard (4.70%). The net cropped area was 147.80 hectare with the cropping intensity of 177.18% in the study area.
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How to cite this article:
Sushila Vishnoi, Dr. GL Meena, Dr. Latika Sharma, Dr. SS Burrak and Dr. Bhavendra Tiwari. Cropping pattern adopted by goat keepers as subsidiary occupation in tribal sub plan area of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 484-485.

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