Effect of weather variations on yield of paddy crop in Gondia district
RGDeshmukh, AR Mohod, AA Bhopale
The study was undertaken in Gondia District entitled “Effect of Weather Variations on Yield of Paddy Crop in Gondia District” to examine the change on Paddy crop with the help of following objectives- To study the changes in temperature and rainfall, To study the impact of climate change on yield of selected crops and To study implication of climate change on farm level adjustment. The study was undertaken in Gondia District and Paddy crop was selected to study the effect of weather change on yield of the crop for the year 2001-2015.The data for present study was collected from the Publication of Dept. of Agriculture, Govt. of Maharashtra. The data of rainfall and temperature for these districts were taken from the Meteorological Department Dr. P.D.K.V. Akola. The following conclusions of the study were drawn like Rainfall had inconsistency within weeks over the period of 2001-2015 as revealed by C.V. in Gondia district. The consistency in minimum and maximum temperature was observed within weeks over the period 2001-2015. Gondia’s minimum and maximum temperature at flowering stage affected the crop yield of paddy during 2001-2015. In Gondia district paddy is major crop.