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Agricultural droughts and crop production in the Indian arid zone

  • A. S. R. A. S. Sastri
  • B. V. Ramana Rao
  • Y. S. Rama Krishna
  • G. G. S. N. Rao
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Summary

Based on a rational approach, agricultural droughts were studied for the period 1901–75 for 5 selected regions in the Indian arid region using theAE/PE values during different phenophases. The productivity of pearlmillet and kharif pulses crops, the two major rainfed crops in this region, was assessed under different agricultural drought situations.

Keywords

Severe Drought Pearl Millet Moderate Drought Agricultural Drought Mild Drought 
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Landwirtschaftliche Dürren und der Ernteertrag in der ariden Zone Indiens

Zusammenfassung

Es werden landwirtschaftliche Dürren in der Periode von 1901 bis 1975 in fünf ausgewählten Gebieten der ariden Zone Indiens mit Verwendung vonAE/PE-Werten in verschiedenen Pflanzenentwicklungsphasen untersucht. Die Produktivität von Hülsenfrüchten und Hirse, das sind die stärker vom Regen abhängigen Früchte in dieser Region, wird für verschiedene landwirtschaftliche Dürregrade geschätzt.

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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. R. A. S. Sastri
    • 1
  • B. V. Ramana Rao
    • 1
  • Y. S. Rama Krishna
    • 1
  • G. G. S. N. Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Arid Zone Research InstituteJodhpurIndia

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