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CHANGING CROPPING PATTERN AND IRRIGATION INTENSITY: A STUDY OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA

Authors:
Dr. Md. Hasan Ali

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Dr. Md. Hasan Ali
Technical Assistant (Grade-I), Department of Geography , Aliah University , Kolkata

MLA 8
Ali, Dr. Md. Hasan. "CHANGING CROPPING PATTERN AND IRRIGATION INTENSITY: A STUDY OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 7, July 2018, pp. 3325-3342, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=232. Accessed July 2018.
APA
Ali, D. (2018, July). CHANGING CROPPING PATTERN AND IRRIGATION INTENSITY: A STUDY OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(7), 3325-3342. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=232
Chicago
Ali, Dr. Md. Hasan. "CHANGING CROPPING PATTERN AND IRRIGATION INTENSITY: A STUDY OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 7 (July 2018), 3325-3342. Accessed July, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=232.

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Abstract:
Land use change, especially if done in a spatially explicit, integrated and multi-scale manner, is an important technique for the projection of alternative pathways into the future, for conducting experiments that test our understanding of key processes in land use changes. Land-use change should represent part of the complexity of land use systems. They offer the possibility to test the sensitivity of land use patterns to changes in selected variables. They also allow testing of the stability of linked social and ecological systems, through scenario building. As such the amount of area involved in change for Murshidabad district is calculated the crops of leading increases and decreased are marked. The intensity of land utilization is reflected in number of crops raised during the year. Among the various determinants of agriculture, it is assumed that irrigation positively affects the intensity of cropping. This study area has recorded in 10 years mid-land and across the Bhagirathi river of the district is significant increase in residential and agricultural area due to gain more land from water bodies, barren and vacant lands. It is observed from the study area, there is a grater variation in the changes in cropping pattern with changes irrigation intensity during the study period. About 80 % population depends directly upon land middle and eastern part of the district, is mainly use of the agricultural land and converted into residential and other uses for the growth and development of the facilities. Farmers have adopt modern technology i.e. fruits and vegetables drip irrigation facility, variety seeds material, increasing use by composting biomass, improved planting technology and micro irrigation systems, crop loans, good network of transports and markets, agricultural advisory centers and also available facilities in the study area. Therefore, recently cropping pattern is vastly changes look into irrigation and day by day positively increases.