Irrigation Water Management for Agricultural Development in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Suman┬áLata

Part of the Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research book series (AAHER)

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About this book


This book focuses on irrigation sources together with water management for agricultural development in Uttar Pradesh state of India. Being the most populous state of the country, it bears a burden of feeding about 199 million people of which major section relies on agriculture for their subsistence. This study makes comparison in the growth trends in the irrigated area, crop land use patterns and crop productivity at the district level in different periods of time. The book emphasizes on irrigation water management to optimize crop yields in order to increase Water Productivity of crops in low productivity regions of the state applying suitable technology.

This book appeals to researchers and students in geography and planning working on the topics of agriculture as well as irrigation and water management aspects.


Agricultural Geography Water Management and Productivity Land Use Change Agricultural Productivity Irrigation development Cropping Patterns Cropping Intensity Crop Combination Regions Crop Productivity Regions Crop Water Use Agricultural Development Agricultural water management Water productivity

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  • Suman┬áLata
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyRamdayalu Singh College, Babasaheb Bhimrao, Ambedkar Bihar UniversityMuzaffarpurIndia

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