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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(9): 745-748
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.809.089


Crop Diversification in Selected Tahsils of Amravati District- Microlevel Analysis
S. B. Ingole, V. K. Khobarkar, Y. R. Nikam* and A. D. Chakranarayan
Department of Agricultural Economics and Statistics, Post Graduate Institute, Akola Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The paper has examined trends and patterns of crop diversification in selected tahsils of Amravati district. The present study based on secondary data collected from various government publications and pertains to a period of 13 years i.e. from 2003-04 to 2015-16. In order to study the crop diversification Herfindahl index and Entropy index have been used. The diversification from subsistence crop to more commercial crops were took place in selected tahsils of Amravati district. In Dharni tahsil, the most stable crop was Soybean followed by Cotton and Tur. In Chikhaldara tahsil, most stable crop was Kharif jowar followed by soybean. In Bhatkuli tahsil, most stable crop is Soybean followed by other crop and Tur. In Nandgaon tahsil, Soybean was most stable crop followed by Cotton and Kharif jowar and in Tiwasa tahsil Soybean was most stable crop followed by Cotton and Black gram.


Keywords: Crop diversification, Amravati, Herfindahl index, Entropy index.
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Ingole, S. B., Dr. V. K. Khobarkar, Y. R. Nikam and Chakranarayan, A. D. 2019. Crop Diversification in selected tahsils of amravati district- Microlevel Analysis.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(9): 745-748. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.809.089