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Misaligned cropping patterns Vs water resources

Sustainable development and preservation of India’s natural resources necessitate that attention is paid to water usage in agriculture sector. This is especially important in light of the fact that over 78 per cent of freshwater reserves are diverted towards agriculture and agricultural productivity in India is often susceptible to frequency and intensity of rainfalls and droughts (Gulati, 2018). Efficient utilisation of resources and focusing not only on increasing productivity per unit of land, but also per unit of water is...

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