Author(s): Fazlur Rahman, Jannat ul Ferdosh

Email(s): fazlur.gayavi@gmail.com , suhanisk66@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2321-5828.2020.00022.4   

Address: Dr Fazlur Rahman1, Jannat ul Ferdosh2
1Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
2Doctoral Fellow, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
Agriculture has been gradually diversifying its crops in favour of high value commodities (HVCs) i.e., fruits, vegetables, milk, meat, and fish products during the last two decades. Crop diversification seems necessary in order to enhance the farm income and better standard of living of agricultural communities particularly the marginal and small farmers. The present study tried to analyze the trends and pattern of crop diversification of an agriculturally dominated district of Murshidabad with the help of secondary sources of data. Through Herfindahl and Simpson index, it is found that the nature of crop diversification in the study area is uneven and unpredictable.


Cite this article:
Fazlur Rahman, Jannat ul Ferdosh. Trends and Pattern of Crop Diversification in Murshidabad District, West Bengal. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2020; 11(2):133-138. doi: 10.5958/2321-5828.2020.00022.4


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