Growth performance of cereals in Karnataka : A district wise analysis

M.G. SAVITHA, L.B. KUNNAL
2015 AGRICULTURE UPDATE  
The study examined the trend in growth rates of major cereals viz., maize, paddy, sorghum and wheat in Karnataka by using the compound growth rate function. For an in-depth analysis of trend and growth rates in area, productivity and production of cereals, major 5 districts for each crop based on the highest area were selected for the study. The necessary secondary data were collected for a period of 15 years from 1998-99 to 2012-13. The growth of area of total cereals showed a substantial
more » ... l decrement. Further, the production and productivity of the total cereals were recorded a positive annual increment. The area under paddy, maize and wheat has recorded a mild annual increment where as jowar registered a significant negative growth in the state as a whole.
doi:10.15740/has/au/10.4/288-293 fatcat:poi5hluenffn3p6bx62q7nnmj4