ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Crop Rotation in Traditional Farming Systems in Selected Areas of India

in Selected Areas of India N S Jodha R P Singh Crop rotation is an important feature of traditional farming systems in the semi-arid tropics. Using farm-level data on plot-specific cropping histories covering a period of 10 years, the paper discusses different dimensions of rotation practices in three agro-climatic regions of SAT India. Despite realising the importance of rotation, the farmer finds it difficult to rotate crops or cropping systems as he wants. Weather, market forces, and other factors tend to interrupt the rotation sequences.

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