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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
Groundwater and Soil Related Crop Analysis of Marudaiyar Sub-Basin, Tamil Nadu
Abstract: In this paper an effort has been made to analysis the groundwater and soil related crop of Marudaiyar sub-basin. There are 14 soil series were identified in the study area by Soil Survey and Land use Organization. Thirumanur and Pullambadi blocks are more suitable for paddy cultivation. Soils of Alathur and Veppur blocks are highly suitable for cotton cultivation. The soil series of Perambalur, Thirumanur and Pullambadi blocks are highly suitable for sugarcane cultivation. Oil seeds are cultivated in T. Palur, Perambalur, Alathur, Veppur and Ariyalur blocks. Pulse, millets and other crops are cultivated only in a few limited parts of the study area.
Keywords: Soil series Cropping pattern - Groundwater chemistry Suitability - Integrated analysis
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015,
Pages: 463 - 470