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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 1 (2018)

Irrigation development in Marathwada region

Author(s):

MS Hinge, SS Bansode and SS Kale

Abstract:
The growth rate of number of wells was highest in Nanded district in all three periods i.e. 4.01, 4.06 and 4.64 per cent per annum, respectively and lowest in Parbhani district i.e. -0.95 per annum. The growth rate of oil engines was highest in Latur district i.e. 13.82 per cent per annum and lowest in Parbhani district i.e. -14.69 per cent per annum. The growth rate of electric engines was highest as 14.57 per cent per annum in Beed district and lowest in Latur district as -0.45 per cent per annum. The growth in the area irrigated by surface sources was highest in Beed district i.e. 15.83 per cent per annum and lowest in Latur district i.e. -10.86 per cent per annum. The area irrigated by subsurface sources has highest growth rate of 11.69 per cent per annum in Nanded district and lowest in Parbhani district with 1.55 per cent per annum. The growth rate of area under surface irrigation was highest in Beed district and lowest in growth rate in Latur district. The growth rate of area under subsurface irrigation was highest in Nanded district and lowest in growth rate in Parbhani district. The growth rate of total irrigated area was highest in Osmanabad district with 11.32 per cent per annum and lowest in Parbhani district i.e. -1.34 per cent per annum. The growth in percentage gross irrigated to gross cropped area was highest in Latur with 12.17 per cent per annum and lowest in Aurangabad with -0.20 per cent per annum. Wheat irrigated area was highest in Aurangabad district as 429.10 hundred hectares. Growth rate was highest as 18.78 per cent per annum in Osmanabad district. The mean irrigated area under rabi jowar was highest in Beed district with 522.40 hundred hectares and growth rate was highest in Hingoli district as 15.84 per cent per annum in second period. The irrigated area was highest in Aurangabad district with 220.40 hundred hectares. The growth rate was highest in Latur district with 19.65 per cent per annum. The irrigated area under summer groundnut was highest in Parbhani district with 266 hundred hectares. The growth rate was highest in Aurangabad district with 9.38 per cent per annum. The Latur district was having highest irrigated area of 350.30 hundred hectares. The growth rate was highest in Osmanabad district with 13.65 per cent per annum.

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How to cite this article:
MS Hinge, SS Bansode and SS Kale. Irrigation development in Marathwada region. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(1S):2995-2999.

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