3 edition of Dryland farming with special emphasis on watershed management found in the catalog.
Dryland farming with special emphasis on watershed management
In-Service Training-cum-Discussion Seminar for Subject Matter Specialists of Bihar, Orissa, and West Bengal (1981 Ranchi, India)
|Statement||edited by M.A. Mohsin ; [sponsored jointly by Deptt. of Extension, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, and Birsa Agricultural University].|
|LC Classifications||Microfiche 84/60267 (S)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 240 p.|
|Number of Pages||240|
|LC Control Number||84907416|
Dryland Agriculture and Wasteland Management: Emerging Issues and Extension Strategies is an anthology of well-researched articles by scientists, scholars and researchers on pertinent topics related to dryland agriculture such as wasteland management, soil evaluation, farming systems, extension strategies, indigenous technical knowledge, watershed management and sustainability of farming in . Alliance (UPA) government states that, “the UPA government will introduce a special programme for dryland farming in the arid and the semi-arid regions of the country. Watershed and wasteland development programmes will be taken up on a massive scale all existing schemes for drought-prone.
NRCS Special Emphasis Watershed Studies About the Studies. Ten Special Emphasis Watershed studies managed by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) support the National Assessment component of the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP). They complement the CEAP National Assessment with in-depth watershed-level studies that address specific resource . The book provides a comprehensive insight into watersheds and modeling of the hydrological processes in the watersheds. It covers the concepts of watershed hydrology and watershed management in depth. The basic types, of soil erosion and its measurement and estimation of runoff and soil loss from th.
Abstract. Dryland agriculture occupies 68% of India's cultivated area and supports 40% of the human and 60% of the livestock population. It produces 44% of food requirements, thus has and will continue to play a critical role in India's food by: Soil fertility enhancement in Mediterranean type dryland agriculture a prerequisite for development/John Ryan. Optimizing soil water balance components for sustainable crop production in dry areas of South Africa/Danie J. Beukes Alan T.P. Bennie and Malcom Hensley. Carbon sequestration in dryland agriculture/Rattan Lal.
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Dryland Agriculture is a special book about theory and practice of rainfed agriculture in various countries around the world. It should be read and studied by students, teachers and professionals related to regional planning and sustainable development.
It contain the core elements of development issues in dry and semi-arid areas.5/5(1). Request PDF | On May 3,R S Bana and others published A Manual on Dryland Farming and Watershed Management | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Dryland farming with special emphasis on watershed management book book provides a comprehensive review of present knowledge of the agriculture of dry lands, with special emphasis on measures for conserving their natural resources.
Management practices are described which aim at optimizing productivity of rainfed and irrigated agriculture without adverse effects on Edition: 1. It covers dryland farming systems and soil water management, environmental quality and sustainability, and erosion control techniques as they relate primarily to Mainland China.
With additional global examples and a balance between conceptual and applied studies, it covers some of the most progressive work in soil erosion control and dryland farming from around the world. DRYLAND FARMING AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT; Content. Definition, concept and characteristics of dry land farming; dry land versus rainfed farming; significance and dimensions of dry land farming in Indian agriculture.
Soil and climatic parameters with special emphasis on rainfall characteristics; constraints limiting crop production in dry land. The book fills the need for an up-to-date comprehensive text on the Dry land Agriculture under varying situations for the students at under graduate and post graduate levels.
This book will be of immense use in imparting knowledge on the basic principles and applied aspects of the dry land farming for students, teachers, scientists, extension Author: Panda SC.
Rainfed agriculture is used to describe farming practices that rely solely on precipitation for water. Although dryland farming is a part of rainfed farming, it occurs primarily in semiarid areas. Definition. Dryland farming is frequently defined as crop production in areas with less than mm of annual precipitation, but this definition omits a critical component of the equation, evaporation potential.
Operatively, dryland farming is practiced where annual potential water evaporation. water management, the unique features of local governance of water and other natural resources in drylands, the challenges of managing externalities, and the need for adaptation in the face of climateCited by: 2.
A workshop on "Watershed-Based Dryland Farming in Black and Red Soils of Peninsular India"—organized jointly by NABARD, ICAR and ICRISAT—was held at ICRISAT Center, Patancheru, AP, India, on October It was in response to a recommendation made by a National Workshop on Dryland Farming held in New Delhi in April Community Based Integrated Watershed Management* projects like development of dry land agriculture on watershed basis and National watershed Mandal for implementing Tank Based Watershed Management Project.
For implementing the project, without violating the norms of DPAP, user groups have been promoted File Size: 77KB. improvement of rain water use efficiency, diversification of agriculture through livestock farming alternative land uses and integrated soil–nutrient-water-crop management.
Dry land farming areas needs much closer attention. HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE: Vijayan, Roshni ().Dryland agriculture in India – problems and solutions. Asian J File Size: KB. It is a form of subsistence farming in the regions where deficit of the soil moisture retards the growth of water consuming crops like rice (Oryza sativa), sugarcane etc.
Dryland areas are characterized by low and erratic rainfall and no assured irrigation facilities. Dryland agriculture is important for the economy as most of the coarse grain crops, pulses, oilseeds, and raw cotton are Author: KJ Staff.
The dynamics of dryland farming are different and harsh than irrigated farming. So the problems of dryland agriculture are also unique. Water is the chief requirement for cropping. The crops in dryland or arid lands have to face the challenge of shortage of water more frequently.
Rainfall is the sole option for them to get water. Dryland farming is frequently defined as crop production in areas with less than mm of annual precipitation, but this definition omits a critical component of the equation, evaporation potential. Operatively, dryland farming is practiced where annual potential water evaporation exceeds annual precipitation.
The example for the Central Great Plains of the United States in Fig. 1 illustrates. The watershed management implies, the judicious use of all the resources i.e. land, water, vegetation in an area for providing an answer to alleviate drought, moderate floods, prevent soil erosion, improve water availability and increase food, fodder, fuel and fiber on sustained basis.
A miffed agriculture ministry promptly turned its back on watershed management. That “watershed” moment, in my view, is the root cause of the present crisis in production of pulses and oilseeds, both of which are largely grown in rainfed regions.
The current government at the Centre has ostensibly brought all watershed management programmes. Dryland agriculture is of more consequence now than ever because the world’s dependence on food produced in dryland areas is even greater.
In recognition of this, and the fact that global food supply is increasingly interconnected, this volume takes a world view of dryland production continent by continent. Dryland Agriculture - an Introduction: High Yielding Techniques of Dryland Crops: Problems of Crop Production in Dryland: Dryland Technology videos: Dryfarming Technologies: Soil and Water Conservation Techniques: Mulching Techniques: Drought Management.
Need for Watershed Management Programmes for Rural Development in India Om Prakash,and Central Research Institute for Dry land Agriculture (ICAR) Saidabad, Hyderabad– (AP) India E-mail: [email protected] Abstract: Watershed Management Programme (WMP) is a tool for socio-economic change and.
Annex I - Specific facets of sustainable dryland development. 1. Water and land use improvement for sustainable agriculture. It is recognized that sustainability of food production increasingly depends on sound and efficient water use and conservation practices consisting primarily of sound irrigation development and water management in rainfed areas.A step by stepo guide to Dryland farming, agriculture in India.
Importance of Dryland farming for India. The importance of Dry-land farming in India is increasing year by year.
With the continuous growth in the size of the population in India, the gap between the requirements and supply of agricultural output is increasing slowly.Soil and water conservation practices are the primary step of watershed management program.
Conservation practices can be divided into two main categories: 1) in-situ and 2) ex-situ management. Land and water conservation practices, those made within agricultural 1elds like construction of contour bunds, graded bunds, 1eld.