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Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2021, 9(8), 719-723
DOI: 10.12691/aees-9-8-2
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The Role of Farm Ponds in Agricultural Development: A Case Study of Nivadunge Village in Pathardi Tehsil of Ahmednagar District (M.S.)

Dattatray Sheshrao Ghungarde1, and Surindar Gopalrao Wawale2,

1Department of Geography, New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Parner, Dist - Ahmednagar

2Department of Geography, Agasti Arts, Commerce and Dadasaheb Rupwate Science College, Akole, Dist-Ahmednagar

Pub. Date: August 03, 2021

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Dattatray Sheshrao Ghungarde and Surindar Gopalrao Wawale. The Role of Farm Ponds in Agricultural Development: A Case Study of Nivadunge Village in Pathardi Tehsil of Ahmednagar District (M.S.). Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2021; 9(8):719-723. doi: 10.12691/aees-9-8-2


Farm ponds have been built all over the world to encourage agricultural expansion. Natural-based solutions are increasingly being recognized as a viable option for addressing water-related issues. This is the first study to look at how ponds influence the adoption of water-saving irrigation practices. Sustainable rural development and the management of other small, scattered wetlands can benefit from the conservation advice and analytical methodology. The current study examines agricultural improvement in Nivadunge village using farm ponds. The evolution of agriculture was tracked using a variable parametric method. This village is situated in a drought-prone region. The depth of black cotton and red soil is shallower than that of other soils. There are gravel and sandy soil types, and they store water to a lower extent. This type of research can help villages grow their agriculture in a holistic way.

IPCC multi-faceted agricultural development farm ponds cash crops etc

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