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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

Income and employment increasing potentiality in various farming systems of various zones of Jammu regions

Author(s):

Mudasir Iqbal, Jyoti Kachroo, Huma Sehar and Dileep Kachroo

Abstract:
The present investigation was conducted in three agro-climatic zones namely temperate, intermediate and sub-tropical zones of Jammu region during the year 2011. The optimal plan allocation indicated the shift of land from cereals to other enterprises. The optimal plan allocation resulted in the increase in the income as well as employment of the family in all the farming systems of all the zones. By the optimal plan income of the farmers can be increased by 184, 340 and 165 percent for cereal based farming system and 23, 222 and 134 for livestock based farming system in case of temperate, intermediate and sub-tropical zones, respectively. Similarly, by the optimal plan employment of the farmers can be increased by 197, 61 and 413 percent for cereal based farming system and 32, 104 and 160 for livestock based farming system in case of temperate, intermediate and sub-tropical zones, respectively. In case of fruit based farming system the optimal plan can result in 20 percent increase in the income of farmers and 12 percent increase in the employment.

Pages: 180-185  |  1433 Views  225 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Mudasir Iqbal, Jyoti Kachroo, Huma Sehar and Dileep Kachroo. Income and employment increasing potentiality in various farming systems of various zones of Jammu regions. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):180-185.

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