STUDY OF VARIABILITY OF RAINFALL AND SUITABILITY OF FARMING IN SUB- HUMID REGION: A CASE STUDY OF JAIPUR DISTRICT, RAJASTHAN, INDIA

Arjun Lal Meena, Priyanka Bisht

Abstract


Agricultural activities are integrated with climatic conditions and elements such as temperature, humidity, rainfall etc. Rainfall is the prominent feature of climate which directly or indirectly influences agricultural activities. The rainfall patterns and its erratic characteristics has been created problem for farmer as every year its pattern gets change. In India, more than 70% people rely on agriculture and allied activities for their survival. The farming totally depends on rainfall distribution and intensity as farmers are not aware about new technology and methods. This paper is attempted to demonstrate the rainfall variability in Jaipur district, which is situated in sub-humid region of Rajasthan.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7770/safer-V5N3-art1261

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