INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCE
ISSN : 2320-7051
International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (20) Last page : ( 24)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7038
Survey of Existing Agroforestry Systems and Identify Different Fruit/ Forest Crops Grown Under Agroforestry in Selected Villages of
Baldirai Block in Sultanpur District
Manish Kumar Maurya, A.K.S. Parihar and Rahul Maurya
Department of Forestry, Collage of Horticulture & Forestry, Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad-224229 (U.P.) India
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Received: 31.10.2018 | Revised: 29.11.2018 | Accepted: 7.12.2018
Agroforestry is not a new practice. It is an age old practice of growing woody plants with agricultural crops and/or livestock on the same unit of land. The total geographical area of Sultanpur district is 4,436 km2 and area under forestry cover 175 km2 is 3.94 % of total geographical area. The present investigation was carried out at five villages of Baldirai Block viz. Hahyapur, Dobhiyara. Saray Baghha, Meghmau and Dih of district Sultanpur to investigate the “Present status of Agroforestry practices in certain villages of Baldirai Block in Sultanpur district”. The farmers (marginal, small, medium and large) in the villages have devoted approximately 28-74 % area of the total land for various agroforestry systems. The bund and block planting was observed most prominent agroforestry practice in all the five villages. The maximum area under agroforestry in large farmers (62-74 per cent) followed by medium farmers (51-56 %), small farmers (30-48 %) and minimum in marginal farmers (28-44 %) in all five villages Agri-silvi system dominant in ail selected villages. Eucalyptus, Tectona grandis, Dalbergia sisso and Azadirachta indica, common forest tree and Mangifera indica, Psidium guajava and Embilica officinalis are the fruit plants, species planted under different agroforestry system in the villages.
Key words: Agroforestry, Agricultural crops, Livestock, Sultanpur, and Fruit plants.
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Cite this article: Maurya, M.K., Parihar, A.K.S. and Maurya, R., Survey of Existing Agroforestry Systems and Identify Different Fruit/ Forest Crops Grown under Agroforestry in Selected Villages of Baldirai Block in Sultanpur District, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 20-24 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7038