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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014
Overview of Rice and Sugarcane Cultivation in Akole Tahasil Dist. A'Nagar (M.S, India)
Prof. Lawande Gangadhar Bhaurao | Tupe Babasaheb Karbhari 
Abstract: About 80 percent population depends directly upon land middle and eastern part of the Akole tahasil, state of Maharashtra, India, is mainly use of the agricultural land and converted into residential and other uses for the growth and development of the facilities. Various agricultural and governmental facilities available in the study area. Therefore, recently cropping pattern is change and day by day positive increased. Depending on the terrain, topography, slope, soils and availability of water for irrigation. Mostly, eastern part of the study area (Rajur, Samsherpur and Kotul circle) is concentrate in the rice crop because of these areas situated in the hilly and heavy rainfall. Separating grains of rice from husk by pounding and gathering medicinal plants are the small scale industries in study area. Only Akole circle have leading Sugarcane Cultivation and another crop is decreased rank. In case of overall change, the shift from food grains to sugarcane is noteworthy in areas facilities by perennial sources of irrigation.
Keywords: Hilly Region, Physical and Environmental Conditions, Irrigation Facilities, Rice Crop and Sugarcane Crop
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014,
Pages: 546 - 549