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How various crops in a village have come and gone.

How various crops in a village have come and gone.

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    • A study conducted at Thrikkaipeta village Wayanad district Rijo P. George P 29026
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    • Background
      • Cropping pattern is the sequence of crops grown in a piece of land
      • Special features of Kerala
        • Land Ceiling and land redistribution
        • Preference to cashcrops
      • last fifty years agriculture has changed
    • methodology
      • Semi structured interviews
      • Focus Group Discussions
      • PRA exercises
      • A questionnaire survey conducted on youth of the village
      • Secondary data
      • Krishibhavan Basic Data Register
      • Village office Field Diary
      • Panchayat office padhathi rekha
    • Limitations
      • Demarcation of the village boundary
      • Administrative actions
        • District, Krishibhavan
      • No definite secondary data
      • Literature unavailable
      • Recall method
      • Biased responses from the farmers
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    • Transformation in Farming practices
      • Slash and burn
      • Coffee, tea estates by Europeans
      • Mechanisation and Green revolution Technologies were adopted
      • Presently organic agriculture is sought after
    • The Transformation
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    • Causes
      • Land holdings-reorganised made way for perennial crops
      • Commercialisation of agriculture
      • The settlers from travencore
      • Intervention by external bodies
      • Labour shortage
      • Change in climate
      • Water scarcity
    • Consequences
      • Falling food crops
      • Vulnerability of farmers
      • Reducing product quality – coffee, tea
      • Traditional employments
      • The women –direct contribution is less
      • Coping strategy
        • Animal Husbandry
        • Agro forestry
    • Crop Matrix Crops High Yield Price return Pest and Disease Resistance Market Low Input Cost Less cultural operations and attention Overall points Remarks Paddy 5 5 5 6 2 2 25 Hay Vanilla 6 3 5 4 7 4 29 Pepper 6 6 3 8 5 5 33 Old Turmeric 6 7 6 7 4 4 34 Banana 8 6 5 7 4 4 34 Ginger 7 7 4 8 5 4 35 Coffee 8 7 6 7 5 3 36 Tapioca 8 8 7 6 4 4 37 Arecanut 8 7 5 8 5 5 38 Best Coconut 7 5 6 8 7 6 39 Yam 8 7 7 7 4 6 39 Rubber 9 10 8 8 3 3 41
    • A brief note on rubber
      • A strict monocrop
      • Heavy investment and long bearing period
      • Not a high altitude crop
      • Neighbourhood effect- sunlight
    • The Future Generation
        • Will they come to farming ?
        • 25% - definitely
        • 10% - never
        • 44%- if no other job
        • Confidence level related to landholding
        • Society do not look down on farming
        • Post graduation
    • measures
      • Land filling of paddy fields– banned by GoK
      • Rubber board discourages rubber on highlands
      • Most effective – remunerative prices
    • Thank you..