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Faulty Horticulture Practices

Faulty Horticulture Practices

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Published by Eswara Reddy
FAULTY HORTICULTURE PRACTICES
FAULTY HORTICULTURE PRACTICES

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Published by: Eswara Reddy on Jul 22, 2013
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FAULTY HORTICULTURE PRACTICES
S ESWARA REDDY
 
Various farming operations improperlycarried out lead to adverse effects such as loss of top soil though water and wing erosion. Due toimproper management of irrigation water,stabilization and alkalization of soil takes place. Anarea of 6 m ha of lands is affected by water loggingand another 7 m ha is salinised due to faultyirrigation practices.Water logging due to inadequatedrainage, depletion of ground water due to
 
excessive extraction, pollution of surface andground water with pesticide and fertilizer residues,loss of biological diversity and erosion of germplasma resources though removal of natural faunaand flora are the adverse effects of faultypractices. Alternative land use system: Cropproduction in dry land is gamble with monsoon inmost of water shed situation substantial.Percentage of land is found to be degraded thusresulting in poor productivity. Of late, due topopulation explosion, more and more marginal andsub marginal lands are being brought undercultivation.Apart from being uneconomical in thelong run, cultivation of such land can lead toserious imbalance of ecosystem. Therefore, forsuch lands an efficient land use system would bemore appropriate. In addition to this day by daydemand for food, fodder, and fuel increasing canfulfill such demands.According to national remote sensingagency, cultivable wastelands in India occupy 38.8million hectare. Income from dry land could beincreased though alternate land use system is

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