International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Development of Land Utilizes: Summarize in Akole Tahsil (Ahmednagar District), M.S, India

Dr. Khemnar Shivaji Bhagwan [3] | Tupe Babasaheb Karbhari [3]

Abstract: Agricultural lands are converted to barren, manmade forest and water bodies (+0.41 %). Specifically settlement land and sparse forest land has been converted to dense forest land (+14.49 %), agricultural land, barren land due to population growth in the akole tahsil. Land utilize pattern of the study area has changes over the past 20 years. Several ways of modification are there. Farmers have adopt modern technology i. e. fruits and vegetables drip irrigation facility, variety seeds material, increasing use by composting biomass, improved planting technology and micro irrigation systems, crop loans, good network of transports and markets, agricultural advisory centers and also available facilities in the study area. Therefore, recently cropping pattern is change and day by day positive increased but eastern part of the study area is concentrate in the rice crop because of these areas situated in the hilly and heavy rainfall. It is observed that rice is the leading crops as is grown irrigated land. The next important crop is sugarcane another cereals, vegetable, fruit crops etc. grown by the irrigated land. It is quite interesting to note that almost all the farmers used high yielding varieties seeds of cereals and pulses. It is cultivated in 15925 hectares of land, which accounts for 21.88 % of gross cropped area. Vegetable is the next crop which is cultivated in 11283 hectares recurring 15.50 % of total cropped area. While the bajra, flower crops, wheat, soya been, pulses, jawar-maize, cotton, oilseeds, sugarcane, fodder crops and fruit crops are 14.63, 8.95, 8.63, 6.33, 5.04, 5.74, 4.11, 3.05, 2.57, 1.82 and 1.69 % of the total area under different crops that varies in different villages.

Keywords: Development of Land, Land utilization, Modern Techniques, Crop Pattern and Hilly Areas

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,

Pages: 1506 - 1509

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