Rainfed Agriculture in India
Rain-dependent areas can be broadly split into two: ‘dry lands’, which receive less than 750 mm of rain a year; and rainfed areas, which receive more than 750 mm. Comprising arid and semi-arid ecosystems, dry lands stretch from Gujarat in the west till Eastern Madhya Pradesh; and from Rajasthan till the southern tip of India.Basic Facts- Extent of problem of Rainfed AgricultureIn India, about 60% …
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Document: GS-III: Irrigation & Irrigation Systems
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