Cropping Patterns

Sugarcane and Marathwada’s Drought

May 7, 2016

With intensifying drought situation in the Maharashtra’s marathwada region, the blame for the drought has been squarely put on the cultivation of sugarcane in that region. Why cultivation of sugarcane is advantageous and why it cannot be held responsible for the drought in Maharashtra’s Marathwada? Sugarcane is...

Difference between Cropping Pattern and Cropping System

September 22, 2015

‘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 system refers to cropping pattern as well...

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