ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Small Scale Industrialisation in South Gujarat

rapid expansion in paddy cultivation with the aid of tubewell water has not been viewed with approval by many persons, including this reviewer. While Dhillon has raised this issue of optimal crop pattern under irrigated conditions, he has given it an entirely different direction, namely, the desirability of mono cropping under each canal outlet/ distributory for a more efficient scheduling of water release in a canal system. This idea of uniform cropping pattern is not favoured by R S Gill, who draws attention to varied factors that go into the determination of crop pattern by a farmer.

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