Farming Management in Pakistan: Suggested Techniques
AbstractAbstract: In this paper an attempt has been made to identify types of farming in deserted district Tharparkar, Pakistan and suggest the techniques for improvement. Study reveals that in Tharparkar farming is of three types: rain-fed agriculture (crops), livestock and use of rangeland (no-crops). Situation of rain-fed agriculture is very bad because of fluctuation in amount of rainfall year to year. Livestock is sustainable source of income generation and use of rangeland is also beneficial. Following techniques needs for its improvement: forecast of rain, quality of seed, methods of cultivation, financial support, market, electricity, export program, storage facilities, NGOs support, water facilities, awareness of education, roads, gas, cultivation of Kandi plant, and other indigenous and exotic plants, village organization, time to time research, reform of a farmland, rearing of livestock of better quality, and conservation of rangeland. The study concludes that livestock will be first level sustainable source of income; rangeland second and farmland third if suggested techniques are applied.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 15947.
Date of creation: Dec 2007
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Publication status: Published in International Journal of Management Research and Technology 1(2):143-151.1(2007): pp. 143-153
Farming; Rain-Fed; Livestock; Rangeland; Vegetation and Sustainable;
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