CONSTRAINTS PERCEIVED BY THE FARMERS IN USING SPRINKLER IRRIGATION SYSTEM IN JHUNJHUNU DISTRICT OF RAJASTHAN
Citation :- CONSTRAINTS PERCEIVED BY THE FARMERS IN USING SPRINKLER IRRIGATION SYSTEM IN JHUNJHUNU DISTRICT OF RAJASTHAN.Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2012.(46):356-359
Water being a precious natural resource should be used economically in daily use as well as in irrigating the crops. Over irrigation and under-irrigation both may result in decreasing the yield of crop. Proper and economical use of water would be advantageous to the farmers as well as it will help in bringing more land under cultivation. In order to use such a precious natural resource economically, sprinkler irrigation system was evolved about 55 years back. Rajasthan is such a state where water is a limiting resource, rains are uneven, drought is a recurring factor, and topography is undulating. Recently the sprinkler irrigation system is getting momentum in the state. But still the farmers have not changed to age old pattern of irrigation which causes huge loss of water. Constraints in its adoption were studied and ranked into most perceived one to least perceived one on the basis of mean per cent score.
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