Agriculture in Gujarat
Agriculture in state Gujarat forms a vital part of the state economy. Agriculture, which is the main stay of the people in Gujarat, provides Gujarat with the required food grains, as well as it also contributes a major share for the adjoining areas with lots of village.
Gujarati Farmers are very hardworking and innovative with time, for few world famous agree foods and products like Mango, Cotton, Groundnut, Tobacco etc gujarat always stands first.
Though a rugged topography and an unfavorable environment, the total output of agriculture in Gujarat is not very high; yet it is enough as far as the requirement of the state and its abutting lot is concerned. Some of the factors that hamper the prospects of agriculture in Gujarat are:
· poor soil
· inadequate rainfall
· frequent droughts or flood
· fewer rivers
· undeveloped irrigation facilities
· dry-arid weather, etc.
But despite these hindrances, one of the vital part of Gujarat agriculture is that the cropping pattern in Gujarat is predominant with cash crops. The production of cotton in Gujarat is highest as compared to any part of the country. Some of the major cash crops grow in this region are:
- Guava, etc.
Agriculture in Gujarat also contributes a fair amount of forest products and different kinds of medicinal or herbal plants. Among the important forest products and herbs, we can name a few:
- Manual Bamboo, etc.
Talking about the areas that are instrumental in enhancing the economic status of the state by its contributions in agricultural production, we can name a few. In fact, Valsad, a small province in Gujarat, is India's first integrated horticulture district. Some of the regions that contribute a major share in agriculture of Gujarat are:
- Surat, etc.
Thus, as it is evident, Gujarat, inspire of an unfavorable climate is blessed with a wide range of agricultural yields. These crops not only contribute towards the needs of Gujarat, but it also helps the neighboring states to compensate its agricultural deficiency.
In the last five years, with enough rain and irrigation system, gujarat agriculture has really marked in production of agree products.
Agriculture in Gujarat is really making progress…
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