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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:11, November, 2020

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(11): 2768-2778

Identification of Different Land Use Systems in Leh Region of Himalayan Cold Desert
Jigmet Namgial1, Mukesh Prabhakar1, RohitBishist1, Krishan Lal Gautam1*, Harish Sharma1 and Archana Sharma2
1Department of Silviculture and Agroforestry Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry NauniSolan Himachal Pradesh, India
2Department of Soil Science and Water Management Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan Himachal Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author

Study was carried out to identify the different land use systems in Leh region of Himalayan cold desert was conducted in two blocks of Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir. The study sites were selected through multi stage random sampling technique. Khaltsi and Saspol block were selected for the study and from each block 36 households were selected and a total of 72 households were selected from both the blocks. The primary data about the study was collected from the household itself. The systems identified are agriculture, horticulture, agrisilviculture, agrihorticulture, silvipasture, hortisilvipasture and agrihorticulture. A total number of 21 and 19 species of trees, grasses and agricultural crops were recorded from the different farmer’s field of Khaltsi and Saspol block respectively. Thus, concluded that that farmers in Leh region practiced different land use systems viz. agriculture, horticulture, agrisilviculture, agrihortisilviculture, hortisilvipasture, silvipasture and agrihorticulture.

Keywords: Agroforestry, Farmers, Himalayan, Household, Land use system

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Jigmet Namgial, Mukesh Prabhakar, RohitBishist, Krishan Lal Gautam, Harish Sharma and Archana Sharma. 2020. Identification of Different Land Use Systems in Leh Region of Himalayan Cold Desert.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(11): 2768-2778. doi:
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