Today, rice occupies only the third position among keralas agricultural crops with respect to area. Paddy cultivation in kerala trends, determinants and effects on. Books and authors current affairs 2020 download free pdf. Kuttanad is called as rice bowl of kerala because of rice cultivation. Kayal cultivation in kerala is a significant occupation in kuttanad. Pdf effects of climate change on rice production in the. Released on may 20, 2017, the initiative will help instilling standardised practices in organic farming across the state.
How kerala is making the most of organic farming revolution kerala agri minister kp mohanan said the state is now meeting over 70% of its demand for vegetables on its own compared with just 20% a few years ago. As urban residents across the state have grown anxious over fruits and vegetables doused in pesticide, an organic kitchen garden movement has. Cumin cultivation income jeera, yield, project report. Coconut production in kerala, a state situated on the southwestern coast of india, plays an important role in the economy and culture of the region. Paddy cultivation can be insured for a maximum amount rs. The traditional rice growing areas like palakkad and alappuzha have 49. Kerala india and has been a principal source of livelihood for a vast majority of small and marginal farmers in the state for a long time. Including vegetables in the daily diet have been found to reduce risk for cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other chronic ailments.
Organic farming in kerala leads to increasing vegetable. Download print pdf print email link to this article recommended citation. The study was attempted in one agroclimatic zone the semiarid zone, and was only undertaken for one harvest in a 550 acre area. Davis p c 9447995373, kozhikunnuladiesfinger cultivationvenda krishi duration. These largely small and medium land holders 10 per cent are women do sustainable, organic farming that rejects monocropping for biodiversity, preserves and shares local seeds, and. Copy of areaprodpty trend of important crops in kerala 1. Economics of areca nut cultivation in karnataka, a case study of shivamogga district. May 22, 2017 kerala agriculture university or kau has become the first indian varsity to formulate and release an exclusive package of practices enabling organic cultivation of crops. An overview abhilash joseph e abstract salinity is one of the most important abiotic constraints that limit plant growth. As repeatedly emphasised in this report, this willcall for productivity, quality and valueaddition revolutions. Worlds best powerpoint templates crystalgraphics offers more powerpoint templates than anyone else in the world, with over 4 million to choose from. Downloads ksacc kerala state agency for the expansion. The state medicinal plants board, kerala smpb was constituted under the administrative jurisdiction of health and family welfare department, govt.
Rice cultivation in the saline wetlands of kerala an overview. Genetics and plant breeding division, department of botany, university of calicut, kerala 673635, india. Ppt rice production powerpoint presentation free to. Kerala is a wet, tropical area with a hilly topography, coastal planes, semiarid areas and terraced valleys. Plantation treecropskeralaindia linkedin slideshare. Cultivation of pepper as a pure crop is also practiced though it is becoming rare. Pdf rice is the staple food for more than 60 per cent of people in the world. North and south kanara, coorg, shimoga, chickmagalur and hassan districts of karnataka, and kanyakumari and the nilgiri districts in tamil nadu are major producers. Karunakaran 2015 3, profitability of coconut cultivation in kerala. Photosensitive, capable of producing good grain and straw yields under low fertilizer application. This is mainly due to improvement in yield rates and to a.
Arecanut is one of the most important commercial crops in the southeast asia. Download fulltext pdf download fulltext pdf commercial agriculture in kerala after the wto article pdf available in south asia economic journal 61. It also affects the development, productivity and yield of crop plants. Salinization is a wide spread phenomenon in irrigated.
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Few varieties cultivated in restricted pockets of kerala for their medical properties e. Upland rice production accounts for 20% of the total rice produced in nigeria. Rice happens to be an essential agricultural product, giving kuttanad the moniker of the rice bowl of kerala. This coastal belt has a unique popular system of rice cultivation in the saline soils 17. Importance of medicinal plants about 35000 to 70000 plant species have at one time or other been used in some culture or other for medicinal purposes. Horse gram cultivation income, yield, project report. The kerala conservation of paddy land and wetland act enacted by the government of kerala to conserve paddy land and wetland and to restrict the conversion or reclamation thereof, in order to promote growth in the agricultural section and to sustain the ecological system, is a useful example of such policy initiatives.
How kerala is making the most of organic farming revolution. Pendanath is one of the over 4,500 hill district farmers in kerala who form an alternative farming collective called the fair trade alliance kerala ftak. Adoption of kerala agricultural university recommended. India has largest area in world under rice cultivation. Scientific rationalization of indigenous technology knowledge. Rice cultivation in the saline wetlands of kerala an overview chandramohanan k. The best varieties in india are pusa ruby, h s 101, pusa early dwarf, sakthi, mukthi, anagha 2 where can we get seeds of tomato.
Kerala agricultural university has developed five saline tolerant, high yielding rice cultivars suited to the pokkali ecosystem of kerala. A paddy field is a flooded parcel of arable land used for growing semiaquatic crops, most notably rice and taro. The cultivars are vyttila1, vyttila2, vyttila3, vyttila4 and. This is the staple food of the people living in the eastern and the southern parts of the country, particularly in the. Kvkpalakkad, kerala group members on a routine field visit achievements of group farming reduction in cost of cultivation production the forum started its activities with a community nursery for all its members. Adoption of kerala agricultural university recommended practices of amaranthus and vegetable cowpea k. Rice is the most important cereal and staple food produced and consumed in kerala. Of the 2028hectare land under cultivation, 30 hectare comes under the cultivation of coconut.
Department of economics and statistics 1 trend analysis kerala is one of the small states of the country 38,854. How organic farming and right prices are helping kerala. Effects of climate change on rice production in the tropical humid climate of kerala, india article pdf available in climatic change 444. Coconut cultivation in kerala a cross sectional analysis 74 soil types are hard laterite 27. A steady decline in the area under rice cultivation occurred from 1980s. Leading the organic way in kerala the times of india. Farming forms a significant occupation of the state. Vegetables play a significant role in human nutrition, especially as sources of vitamins, minerals and trace elements apart from being the major suppliers of dietary fibre. Presently, every year there are three types of crops that are grown, instead of the conventional two per year. Keralas agriculture as a whole is growing in terms of income generation from the mid eighties.
Coconut cultivation is considered to one of the major livelihoods which support 60% farmers in the state. Rice farming project report, paddy cultivation practices. Chart and diagram slides for powerpoint beautifully designed chart and diagram s for powerpoint with visually stunning graphics and animation effects. Pdf scenario analysis of rice cultivation in kerala. Ppt kerala agriculture powerpoint presentation free to. They are used in both traditional and modem systems of medicine. Trend analysis of paddy cultivation in kerala agricultural crops in the state are broadly divided into two classes food and nonfood crops.
Economics of areca nut cultivation in karnataka, a case. A study on the status of organic farming in kerala balachandran. Theres an organic farming revolution building in kerala, and. Though production enhanced from 6,326 million nuts 200506 to 6054 million nuts 200607, productivity decreased from 7046 to 6951.
The state is well known for its produces like rubber, coconut, arecanut, tapioca, coffee, cardamom and tea. Kerala is seeing a minor revolution in what it eats. It is also a traditional crop, with a long history of cultivation and considerable indigenous wisdom kumar, 2008. It is more so in kerala state, which accounts for 97. Kerala by far is the most important pepper producing state in india, cultivation being concentrated in kannur, kottayam, thiruvananthapuram, kollam, kozhikode and ernakulam districts. The coconut is not only significant in socio cultural needs of our society, but also has gained considerable importance in the national economy as a potential source of rural employment and income. Kerala state agency for the expansion of cashew cultivation, aravind chambers, mundakkal, kollam, kerala 691 001.
Kerala agriculture university or kau has become the first indian varsity to formulate and release an exclusive package of practices enabling organic cultivation of crops. Paddy cultivation in water logged fields in kerala an outline kerala state the southernmost state of india has a coastline of about 580 km. The sharp fall in the area under paddy cultivation as well as in the quantity of rice produced in the state has had important implications for kerala s economic, ecological and social development. In india, pepper is commonly cultivated as homestead cultivation growing it as a secondary crop interspersed with several other crops. The ratio of food crop area to nonfood crop area in the state in 196869 was 64. Cardamom queen of aromatic spices assam, kerala, tamil nadu. After cultivation keep the field free of weeds by frequent weeding up to 9 months after planting and irrigate the crop at fortnightly interval by flood irrigation during dry months. Trissur and palakkad are the other two places in kerala where large scale cultivation is done. It originates from the neolithic ricefarming cultures of the yangtze river. A study on farmers perception towards ipm in cultivation of. No crops particulars seed rate 1 rice transplanting 60 85 kgha broad casting 80 100 kgha dibbling 80 90 kgha 2 maize 3 20 kgha ragi direct sown 5 kgha transplanted crop 4 5 kgha 4 12 sorghum 515 kgha blackgram pure crop 20 kgha mixed crop 6 kgha 6 cowpea 1. Winner of the standing ovation award for best powerpoint templates from presentations magazine. Trissur and palakkad are the other two places in kerala where large scale cultivation is.
At least 25 per cent of the drugs in the modem pharmacopoeia are derived from plants. Flushing fields to aid in germination if needed 16 rice production fertilization. Tamrind cultivation income, cost, yield, project report. Shift of area of important crops in kerala from198586 to 200405 sl. Economics of areca nut cultivation in karnataka, a case study. In karnataka, arecanut is cultivated as a garden crop whereas, in kerala, except in kasargod and cannanore districts it is grown in almost all the tracts of land adjoining the paddy fields or coconut gardens. However in recent times, due to the dependable price of arecanut, scientific farming is undertaken in kerala, karnataka and. Jul 19, 2015 how kerala is making the most of organic farming revolution kerala agri minister kp mohanan said the state is now meeting over 70% of its demand for vegetables on its own compared with just 20% a few years ago. Downloads ksacc kerala state agency for the expansion of. How organic farming and right prices are helping kerala farmers. The land area used for rice cultivation declined from 876,000 hectares in 1975 to 431,000.
Many festivals such as onam in kerala, bihu in assam, makara sankranthi in. Except as otherwise indicated, contents of this website are licensed under a creative commons attributionsharealike 4. Population and land use in kerala growing populations. The keralas share in area of coconut farming in the country had declined from 57 percent in 19911992 to 46 percent in 200506. Padmananabhan2 abstract the study was conducted in thiruvananthapuram district of kerala. Ginger farming organic, planting, harvesting, yield. Theres an organic farming revolution building in kerala.
The average productivity of rice cultivation in kerala rose from 2,218. Our new crystalgraphics chart and diagram slides for powerpoint is a collection of over impressively designed datadriven chart and editable diagram s guaranteed to impress any audience. Rice is the most important food crop of india covering about onefourth of the total cropped area and providing food to about half of the indian population. Pdf scenario analysis of rice cultivation in kerala researchgate. Kerala agri university releases package of practices for. The sharp fall in the area under paddy cultivation as well as in the quantity of rice produced in the state has had important implications for keralas economic, ecological and social development.
Can be cultivated in areas where water supply is assured till the middle of january. Jan 26, 2016 pendanath is one of the over 4,500 hill district farmers in kerala who form an alternative farming collective called the fair trade alliance kerala ftak. Highly resistant to thrips, brown plant hopper and moderately resistant to gall midge, stem borer and sheath blight. Paddy cultivation in kerala has witnessed a steady decline since the 1980s. Introduction death hovers over andhra pradesh ap more than 150 cotton farmers in the districts of adilabad, karimnagar, and warangal in the telengana region have committed suicide since. A study on farmers perception towards ipm in cultivation. Chapter ii kerala agriculture the agricultural scenario in kerala is somewhat unique and distinct from many other states in india in terms of land utilization pattern and the cropping pattern. Ninety farmers engaged in commercial cultivation of amaranthus and vegetable cowpea were. Download fulltext pdf a study on farmers perception towards ipm in cultivation of small cardamom in idukki district of kerala article pdf available march 2017 with 3 reads.425 772 1013 275 1275 725 792 530 30 720 110 707 959 1230 804 1037 1024 1011 1201 1333 1511 39 1128 511 593 1295 691 745 1113 396 1104 1217 666