GS III (Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country) (Duplex)
Diversification is actually the key in handling unexpected weather conditions. The suitable cropping pattern with as many diversified crops as possible should be the focal point. Discuss.
Changing weather conditions is challenge to Agriculture. Justify that cropping pattern is the solution to this problem.
– Changing climatic events like rainfall, flood, draught etc. & its impact on agriculture in recent times (3 marks)
– Brief on cropping pattern and its advantages to agriculture and others. Explain with some practical examples for its advantages in the changing climate scenario (5 marks)
– Discuss challenges and its solutions (2 marks)