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Productivity variation and water use in farms of Madurantakam tankfed area of Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu



Productivity variation and water use in farms of Madurantakam tankfed area of Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu



Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 45(1): 56-60



This study was conducted in an area fed by tank irrigation with the objective of studying variation in productivity in terms of income among tankfed farms and the influence of resource use on this variation. The study was conducted in Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu State during 1987/88. Madurantakam taluk, which had five sluices and six surplus weirs, was selected for the study. The results show a clear picture of inter-farm variations in farm productivity.

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