Weather

Rainfall Pattern and Distribution

February 8, 2013
By Krishiworld
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A considerable portion of the Indian subcontinent belongs to the subtropical zone. However, the region as a whole shares the characteristics of a tropical climate. Literally, the word ‘monsoon‘ means a wind system which undergoes a seasonal 180 degree reversal of direction. Many regions of the world experience the monsoon. In India, however, two...

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WATER MANAGEMENT

January 28, 2013
By Krishiworld
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Water is one of the most important inputs essential for the production of crops. Plants need it continuously during their life and in huge quantities. It profoundly influences photosynthesis, respiration, absorption, translocation and utilization of mineral nutrients, and cell division besides some other processes. Both its shortage and excess affects the growth and development...

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SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF IRRIGATION

January 23, 2013
By Krishiworld
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The design, the equipment and the technique of replenishing the soil-water deficit by applying irrigation water is referred to as “irrigation system”. The system adopted for irrigation must ensure a uniform distribution of water in the root-zone of a crop and high efficiency of water application i.e. the ratio of water stored in the...

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How changes in weather affects Crops

June 12, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Plant growth and development are primarily governed by the environmental conditions of the soil & climate.The success or failure of farming is intimately related to the prevailing weather conditions. The modification of weather,except on a very limited scale, is yet in the realm of experimentation.It is, nevertheless, possible to optimise farm production by adjusting...

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