Spatial Analysis Of Agricultural Landuse In Ahmednagar District In 2010-11
Prof. Erande Manohar Ramnath,  Dr. Khakre Rajeshwar D.
The net sown area, current fallows and land under tree crops and groves are included in agricultural land use. Use of land is an important factor for planning process because of the predetermined nature of land resource. In Ahmednagar district covered an area of about three-fifth area under plough in Kharif (62 percent to net sown area) and less than two-fifth was under Rabi (38 percent to net sown area) season in the district. The crops viz. Bajra, Rice, Cotton, Wheat, Jawar, Maize, Vegetable, Pulses, Fodder crops, Oilseeds, Sugarcane and Fruits were cultivated in the district. Jawar is leading crop in Ahmednagar District. The Percentage of Jawar is 25.31 percent, Bajara is 19.29 percent, Sugarcane is 6.90 percent, Pulses is 5.37 percent, Wheat is 5.29 percent, Fodder crops are 4.90 percent, Oilseeds are 4.68 percent, Cotton is 4.63 percent, Vegetables are 3.46 percent, Fruits are 1.41 percent, Maize is 1.16 percent, Rice is 0.77 and Other crops are 0.76 percent recorded. Percentage area under cultivation of bajara, oilseeds, Jawar, pulses, wheat and rice was found to be decreased, while percentage area of vegetable, fodder, fruits and sugarcane was found to be increased.
Keywords- Crop, Spatial analysis, Agricultural Landuse
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Prof. Erande Manohar Ramnath,  Dr. Khakre Rajeshwar D.,   "Spatial Analysis Of Agricultural Landuse In Ahmednagar District In 2010-11"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.6, Issue 4, pp.49-57, October 2018, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1804012.pdf