Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)
To examine extent of diversification towards high value crops in Haryana
Harshit Bansal, Shirish Sharma, Raj Kumar and Vijayshree Gahlot
Agricultural diversification from the theoretical point of view may be as diversification of resources from low income generating crops to high income generating crops. In developing countries like India starts with a gradual shift towards diversification. The study was based on secondary data regarding area, production and productivity of different crops in Haryana which was collected from different published sources for the period 2006-07 to 2016-17. Simpson index of crop diversification was worked out to examine extent of crop diversification in Haryana at state and district level based on secondary data for last ten years. The study shows that among high value crops (fruits and vegetables) and other crops (cereals, pulses, oilseeds, cotton and sugarcane), the area under HVC’s has increased in all time period in Haryana. It shows that in Haryana, the area is diversifying towards high value crops since 2006-07. The study reveals that in most of the districts in Haryana showed increasing change in percentage of area under HVC’s than the other crops.
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Harshit Bansal, Shirish Sharma, Raj Kumar and Vijayshree Gahlot. To examine extent of diversification towards high value crops in Haryana. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(1):1464-1467.