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Aug

Rice cultural practices of Tamilnadu

1. Udu cultivation: Seeds of short duration are mixed with long duration in a proportion of 3:1, sown, planted together but harvested separately to save the crop from floods occurring in October-November. 2. Kaipad system: At the end of north east monsoon during October-November, water is let inside the plots, allowed to stand still to facilitate the decomposition of vegetation. Water is drained during February - March and small mounds of a yard in diameter at the base and two feet high are m
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Aug

Rice Based Cropping Systems of Tamilnadu

Rice-Rice, Rice-Green gram, Rice-Ground nut, Rice-Cotton.
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Aug

Importance of Agriculture in State Economy of Tamilnadu

The state has cultivated area of 4.7 m ha comprising 36% of the total geographical area. The irrigated area is 2.15 m ha constituting 46% of the cultivated area. The major crops are rice, cotton, groundnut, mung bean, urd bean and sugarcane. The cropping intensity is 113%.
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Aug

AEZ, Soils of Tamilnadu

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Aug

Geography, Climate of Tamilnadu

Tamil Nadu is located in the Northern hemisphere in the hot zone between 80 and 13' N latitude and between 780 and 800 E longitude. It is bounded on the east by the Bay of Bengal, in the south by the Indian Ocean, in the west by the states of Kerala and Karnataka and in the north by Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. There are five major physiographic parts including the Kurinji mountainous region, Mullai forest region, Murudham fertile plains, Neidhal coastal region and Palai arid region. The Wester
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