Cropping Patterns in India

September 22, 2015

Types of Cropping Patterns

There are several types of cropping systems based on resources and technology available. These are as follows: Monocropping When only one crop is grown season after season; it’s called Monocropping. The key disadvantage of Monocropping is that it would reduce…

September 22, 2015

Factors Affecting Cropping Patterns

For any particular region, the current cropping pattern is a result of past and present decisions of the cultivators, communities as well as governments. These decisions are governed by various factors such: Productivity & profit for the cultivator The potential…

September 22, 2015

Difference between Cropping Pattern and Cropping System

‘Cropping pattern’ and ‘cropping system’ are two terms used interchangeably; however these are two different concepts. While cropping pattern refers to the yearly sequence and spatial arrangement of crops or of crops and fallow in a particular land area; Cropping…

September 19, 2015

Various Rice Cropping Patterns in India

With regard to the cropping patterns, India has varied climatic regions and rice is grown in different patterns as discussed below: Rice-Rice-Rice Pattern Under this pattern, three rice crops are grown in same field in one year. This is also…