Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research

Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research
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ISSN: 2593-9173

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Khan S

Khan S

Pakistan

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  • Research Article
    Evaluation of Water Management and Agronomic Practices at Command Area of Dargai Irrigation Scheme at District Malakand
    Author(s): Khan N, Alam F, Hassan SU, Ahmad I and Khan SKhan N, Alam F, Hassan SU, Ahmad I and Khan S

    The land holding status of the command area was determined at head middle and tail reaches of the canal. Thefarm size at head reaches ranged from 0.40 to 3.4 ha with an average of 1.8 ha, at the middle reaches 1.62 to 3.6ha with an average of 2.6 ha while at tail reaches ranged from 0.5to 2.8 ha with an average of 1.8 ha for eachfarmer. The tenancy status showed that most of the farmers of the command area were owner. The number ofowners was 56% out of the total number of farmers. There were 36% tenants in the command area, while thenumber of owners cum tenant was 8% out of the total farmers. The cropping pattern was determined for twoseasons i.e., Rabi and kharif. There were four major crops in the area named as wheat, sugar cane, maize andtobacco. There were two crops in the Rabi season i.e., wheat and sugar cane. Wheat was the dominant crop of thecommand area in the Rabi season whi.. Read More»

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