Understanding on Climate Resilient Practices for Rainfed Rice-A Review

DOI: 10.18805/ag.R-2002    | Article Id: R-2002 | Page : 50-57
Citation :- Understanding on Climate Resilient Practices for Rainfed Rice-A Review.Agricultural Reviews.2021.(42):50-57
Perves Ahmed, Mrinal Saikia pervesahmed@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agronomy, SCS College of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Dhubri-783 376, Assam, India.
Submitted Date : 7-04-2020
Accepted Date : 20-10-2020


Rice is one of the major staples feeding around 3.5 billion people in the world. Rainfed rice area account for 33% of the total world rice production. Its cultivation is vulnerable to changes in temperature and rainfall. Due to global climate changes, it is essential to analyze and characterize the weather parameters like rainfall, temperature, solar radiation etc., over a region for identifying location specific sowing time. A scientific approach based on appropriate understanding of weather resources and its application for efficient crop management can help in achieving higher productivity. Various studies revealed that changes in microclimate by altering sowing dates has great role to play during vegetative and reproductive stages of the crop and also nutrient content and its uptake which ultimately affects the yield potential. Studies also showed that delayed sowing and transplanting time can significantly affect on the infestation of pest and diseases.


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