• Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal
Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Farming systems characterization of southern transitional zone of Karnataka, India

Author(s):

Kumara O, Vijay S Danaraddi, Ranjeetha K, Kiran Emmiganur and Rajashekhar L

Abstract:
The study was conducted in Davangere district coming under Southern transitional zone (Zone-7), Karnataka. The data were collected from 180 farm house holds through questionnaire survey; three predominant farming systems were identified with different sources of income and resource base. F1-Cropping system alone, F2- (Cropping system + livestock) and F3- (Cropping system + livestock + Horticulture). The survey results indicated that, in F-3 farming system marginal and small farmers who adopted Cropping system + livestock received more profit and it is well suited for varied agro- ecological and socio- economic condition of the farmers. Similarly, medium and large farmers prefer to adopt additionally horticulture component for getting better income. As per characterization survey, active participation of women was found more in purchase, sale of animals and hiring of agriculture labourers. It is concluded from the survey results; integration with different farming situations which are interdependent each other, economically feasible and provides means of production through resource recycling and employment generation and solving fuel crisis with ecological balance.

Pages: 2226-2230  |  913 Views  361 Downloads


Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
How to cite this article:
Kumara O, Vijay S Danaraddi, Ranjeetha K, Kiran Emmiganur and Rajashekhar L. Farming systems characterization of southern transitional zone of Karnataka, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):2226-2230.

Important Publications Links
Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Pharmacognosy

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Call for book chapter