Title: CHANGES IN CROPPING INTENSITY IN RAJASTHAN DURING POST
Authors: Shamsher Singh
Research Scholar, Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
MLA 8 Singh, Shamsher. "CHANGES IN CROPPING INTENSITY IN RAJASTHAN DURING POST LIBERALIZATION STUDY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 632-641, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=49. Accessed Jan. 2019.
APA Singh, S. (2019, January). CHANGES IN CROPPING INTENSITY IN RAJASTHAN DURING POST LIBERALIZATION STUDY. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(1), 632-641. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=49
Chicago Singh, Shamsher. "CHANGES IN CROPPING INTENSITY IN RAJASTHAN DURING POST LIBERALIZATION STUDY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 1 (January 2019), 632-641. Accessed January, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=49.
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Abstract: The intensity of cropping is also an indicator of land use efficiency. In other words, it indicates
that how intensively the cultivable land is utilized. It is the ratio of total cropped area to net sown
area expressed in term of percentage. It is one of the very important indicators of level of
agricultural development. Present study is going to express the dynamics of the spatio-temporal
changes in the cropping intensity in Rajasthan during post-liberalization periods. The analysis of
cropping pattern has been done with reference to 1990-93 and 2009-12.
The intensity of cropping is also influenced by cropping pattern, agricultural productivity, land
use efficiency and methods of cultivation. In 1991-92 intensity of cropping in Rajasthan was
116.8 percent. It increased to 137.4 percent in 2010-13. In 1991-94, a large part of the state
including Tonk, Pali, Nagaur districts and western and northern part of the state except Sri
Ganganagar had very low intensity of cropping whereas medium intensity of cropping was
observed in Alwar, Dausa and southern parts of Rajasthan. During 2010-13, a very high change
has been seen in eastern and southeastern parts of the state which is rapidly increase their
intensity of cropping.
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