Impact Of Irrigation Cropping Pattern: A Case Study of Kethepalli Mandal Nalgonda District

Yedavelli Saidulu


The present study is concerned with major crops, cropping patterns, area, production, and yield of major crops in both spatial and temporal aspects, and socioeconomic change due to agriculture, both irrigated and dryland agriculture in Kethepalli Mandal are part of Nalgonda district of Telangana State, India. The study intends first to identify the major crops and the cropping patterns of the district, by Mandals as well as overtime. Upon identification, an examination and analysis of the pattern of cropping and related aspects are attempted. The interpretation of the analysis is expected to yield an understanding of the development problems of, and prospects for, the irrigated and dryland farming of the district. The present research is introductory in that it introduces a broad overview of agriculture and global development perspectives, Indian agricultural sector, Indian and Telangana agriculture, and then introduces the problem of study, the schemes by the government, the objectives, the study area, the methodology, and the conclusion.


Agricultural, Cropping pattern, soils, Geographical status, Irrigation.

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Journal of South Asian Studies
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