Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)
Impact of climate change on agriculture and allied activities
Prachi Patel, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Dr. Mithilesh Verma, and Mukta Surya
The present study “Impact of climate change on agriculture and allied activities” was carried in two blocks of Kanpur Nagar; in each block three villages were randomly selected tin each village 25 respondents were randomly selected so 150 responded were selected randomly. Out of total respondents 53.3 per cent of farmers belonged to 50 years and above age group, whereas, 31.3 per cent of the respondents were educated up to primary level. It was found that 66 per cent respondents belonged to OBC group, whereas, 92 per cent respondents belongs to Hindu religion with 65.3 per cent respondents involved in agriculture as their main occupation while 67.3 per cent respondents holds marginal land area. The 82 per cent respondents agreed that area of some crops has decreased and 96 per cent respondents agreed that air and water pollution has increased. The study reveals the impacts on agriculture and allied activities as level of ground water has decreased leading to improper supply of water to irrigation canal for proper growth. And Increase in water and air pollution causing migration of birds and animals as well as decrease in drinking water availability. So Changes occurred in flowering and fruiting time of crops causing scarcity of fodder in area was affected most impact on Climate Change.
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Prachi Patel, Dr. Sangeeta Gupta, Dr. Mithilesh Verma, and Mukta Surya. Impact of climate change on agriculture and allied activities. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):1997-1999.