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TRADITIONAL CULTIVATION SYSTEM

PROPOSAL

RICE FIELD STRUCTURE

RICE + OTHER CROPS FIELD STRUCTURE

Evenly distribution of runoff water over the surface diversifying the crops produced

UNIT

Floodable area suitable for rice

Fruit trees Vegetables and tubers Rice

Drainage channel

Main channel

Interception of runoff water

FIELD

Secondary channel

Growth of the system through the levelling of the land with maximum slopes depending on the crops:

Main channels for drainage and distribution of water

Tertiary channel Rice plot

Rice Vegetables Fruit trees

Growth of the system through the construction of secondary and tertiary channels

7-10 % slope

10% slope 5-7% slope 3-5 % slope

Rotation of the grid according to direction of runoff water

Rs. per acre 250000

ONIONS

Returns for Rice and some other crops under irrigation

150000 100000 50000 0

PROPOSAL

PROTOTYPE

SITE IMPLEMENTATION

RICE SESAME GREEN GRAM GROUND NUT SOYA BEAN MELONS GHERKINS CHILLIES

200000

REFERENCES

GEOMETRY GIVES A POTENTIAL OF INTERRELATION OF ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE SYSTEM AND MANAGEMENT OF DIFFERENT SLOPES

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