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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 4 (2020)

Land suitability evaluation for crops in Warangal district of Telangana under Raghunathapally division

Author(s):

E Narsaiah, G Bhupal Raj, T Ram Prakash, D Vishnuvardhan Reddy and M Chandhini Patnaik

Abstract:
Seven typical Pedon’s from central and eastern parts of Warangal district, Telangana State were evaluated for their suitability to major crops Viz, rice, maize, cotton, chilly and red gram. The suitability classes ranged from highly suitable to these crops. Pedon’s 1,4 were moderately suitable for maize, chilly and red gram marginal suitable for cotton and temporarily not suitable for rice. Pedon 4 marginally suitable for maize chilly and permanently not suitable for rice and cotton. Pedon 1,3,5,6 were is grouped under different type of Inceptisols like typic gaplustelts calcic haplustepts, verticeshaplustepts, which are moderately suitable for maize, chilly and red gram marginal suitable for cotton and temporarily not suitable for rice. Pedon 3 is highly suitable for red gram moderately suitable for maize, chilly and marginally suitable for rice and cotton. Pedon 5 is highly suitable for maize, chilly and marginally suitable for rice, cotton.Pedon 6 is highly suitable for rice, cotton, chilly and red gram moderately suitable for maize.Pedon 2 is grouped under typic haplusterts which is highly suitable for rice and cotton moderately suitable for maize, chilly and red gram. The major limitations are medium texture soil, slight variation. Depth of Pedon amount of clay, presence or absence ofcoarse fragments are medium texture. Crop suitability, shallow depth excessive drainage. (Wetness) soil physical characteristics and soul fertility characteristics are PH& O.C.

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How to cite this article:
E Narsaiah, G Bhupal Raj, T Ram Prakash, D Vishnuvardhan Reddy and M Chandhini Patnaik. Land suitability evaluation for crops in Warangal district of Telangana under Raghunathapally division. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4):874-881.

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