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Contingent plan for drought like situation

Under drought condition, the crops should be suitably thinned out. If crop fails to grow, it is always better to re-sow with subsequent rain. The recommended dose of nitrogen application should be reduced by 40% under unirrigated conditions and should always be applied at sowing/planting. At the onset of rains N fertilizer can be top dressed.

Fodder crops of maize, bajra, cowpea, bajra + cowpea, maize + cowpea may be taken into consideration on the availability of light showers even up to August-September.


Cash cum catch crops

If farmer fails to grow any crop in above mentioned conditions the cash cum catch crop may be taken in to consideration in pre rabi season for compensation of Kharif crops. The following strategies may be implemented under such condition.


Drought like situation

Under drought condition, the crops should be suitably thinned out. If crop fails to grow, it is always better to re-sow with subsequent rain. The recommended dose of nitrogen application should be reduced by 40% under unirrigated conditions and should always be applied at sowing/planting. At the onset of rains N fertilizer can be top dressed.


Catch crops

If farmer fails to grow any crop in above mentioned conditions the cash cum catch crop may be taken in to consideration in pre rabi season for compensation of Kharif crops. The following strategies may be implemented under such condition.


Contingent plan for drought like situation

Under drought condition, the crops should be suitably thinned out. If crop fails to grow, it is always better to re-sow with subsequent rain. The recommended dose of nitrogen application should be reduced by 40% under unirrigated conditions and should always be applied at sowing/planting. At the onset of rains N fertilizer can be top dressed. Fodder crops of maize, bajra, cowpea, bajra + cowpea, maize + cowpea may be taken into consideration on the availability of light showers even up to August-September.

If farmer fails to grow any crop in above mentioned conditions the cash cum catch crop may be taken in to consideration in pre rabi season for compensation of Kharif crops. The following strategies may be implemented under such condition.

Under drought condition, the crops should be suitably thinned out. If crop fails to grow, it is always better to re-sow with subsequent rain. The recommended dose of nitrogen application should be reduced by 40% under unirrigated conditions and should always be applied at sowing/planting. At the onset of rains N fertilizer can be top dressed.