Conclusions and implications

Parry ML, Carter TR, & Konijn NT (1988). Conclusions and implications. In: The Impact of Climatic Variations on Agriculture. pp. 569-578 Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. ISBN 978-94-009-2965-4 DOI:10.1007/978-94-009-2965-4_28.

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Abstract

This study relates to the dry tropical regions of India. These regions, which are composed of 151 arid and semi-arid tropical districts with limited possibility of irrigation, constitute 53% of India’s total geographical area. Around 30% of India’s rural population live in these areas, which have over 55% of the cropped area and 74% of the area of coarse grains in India. The bulk of the nationally (as distinct from regionally) important crops, such as pulses, oilseeds, and fiber (e.g., cotton) crops, are produced here.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Resources and Environment Area (REN)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 03 May 2016 07:02
Last Modified: 03 May 2016 07:02
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/13018

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