Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 51 issue 1 (february 2017) : 64-68

Comparative performance of integrated farming system models in Gariyaband region under rainfed and irrigated conditions

R.L. Sharma*, Shalu Abraham, Rakesh Bhagat, Om Prakash
1<p>Krishi Vigyan Kendra,&nbsp;Gariyaband-493 889, Chhattisgarh, India.&nbsp;</p>
Cite article:- Sharma* R.L., Abraham Shalu, Bhagat Rakesh, Prakash Om (2017). Comparative performance of integrated farming system models inGariyaband region under rainfed and irrigated conditions . Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 51(1): 64-68. doi: 10.18805/ijare.v51i1.7064.

Two farming system research models were laid out on farm at KVK Gariyaband  during 2014-15 and 2015-16 with an aim to study the economic viability and employment generation of the models. Model I was laid out in 3.5 acre area under rainfed conditions and Model II was laid out in 1.5 acre area under irrigated conditions. IFS Model II under irrigated conditions proved to be more remunerative with highest average net returns of Rs.452096 indicating better economic viability and better employment generation capacity as compared to IFS Model I under rainfed conditions.

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