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AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN CHANGING CLIMATE SCENARIO: STUDY OF AMRITSAR DISTRICT OF PUNJAB
Volume: 7 Issue: 4 2017
Background: - present paper aims to understand agricultural, environmental problems and extent of climate change observed by farmers prevailing in Amritsar district of Punjab Methods: - Ajnala block was selected in Amritsar district due to its lowest production of crops. Two villages namely Kotli jimmat singh and Panj garain wala was selected randomly from the villages of the block. Interview schedule tool was used for survey. Results: - majority of respondents were confronting the problem of overuse of chemical fertilizers, pesticides etc. substantial proportion of respondents were facing health issues due to excessive application of chemicals. Change in temperature and rainfall was mainly observed as change in climate by the respondents.
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