drought mitigation

Influence of Drought management practices in Pigeonpea under rainfed conditions of Karnataka, India

INTRODUCTION Pigeonpea is an important pulse crop of the country. In Karnataka, it is extensively grown in the northern part of the state, particularly in the Kalaburagi district and is popularly known as the “Pigeonpea bowl of Karnataka”. Any adverse effect on pigeonpea in this district will affect the state production and productivity. In Karnataka …

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Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.

Effect of drought mitigation strategies on yield attributes, yield, and economics of pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]

INTRODUCTION Pigeonpea [Cajanus Cajan (L.) Millspaugh] is a prime food legume crop mostly cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions. It was globally grown in about 85 million hectares. The Indian sub continent alone contributes nearly 92% of the total pigeonpea production globally. Our national production of 4.87 lakh tones is realized from an area of …

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