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A new method for classification of agricultural droughts

Eine neue Methode zur Klassifizierung landwirtschaftlicher Dürren

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Summary

A new method was developed for classifying agricultural droughts based on crops yields and index of moisture adequacy (AE/PE). It is found that in the arid regions of western Rajasthan, kharif pulses are more susceptable for drought than pearl millet. The method is based on rational concepts and can be extended to any region and to any crop.

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Eine neue Methode zur Klassifizierung landwirtschaftlicher Dürren wird aufgrund von Ernteerträgen und einem Index der FeuchtezulänglichkeitAE/PE entwickelt. Es wurde festgestellt, daß in der ariden Region von West-Rajastan Hülsenfrüchte für Dürren empfindlicher sind als Hirse. Die Methode ist auf rationalen Konzepten begründet und kann auf andere Regionen und Früchte angewendet werden.

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Sastri, A.S.R.A.S., Rama Krishna, Y.S. & Ramana Rao, B.V. A new method for classification of agricultural droughts. Arch. Met. Geoph. Biocl., Ser. B 29, 293–297 (1981) doi:10.1007/BF02263250

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Keywords

  • Climate Change
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Crop Yield