Journal of Food Quality / 2017 / Article / Tab 9

Research Article

Effect of Salinity Intrusion on Food Crops, Livestock, and Fish Species at Kalapara Coastal Belt in Bangladesh

Table 9

Effect of soil and water salinity on cropping patterns at Kalapara coastal belt.

Description of cropping patternTotal cultivable land (ha)Net cultivated land in percentage (2014-15)Causes

Fallow-fallow-T. Aman2131054.5Soil and water salinity
Felon-fallow-T. Aman625115.99Soil and water salinity
Pulse-fallow-T. Aman516013.2Soil and water salinity
Watermelon-fallow-T. Aman23005.88Soil and water salinity
Vegetables-fallow-T. Aman12003.07Drought
Pulse-fallow-T. Aman3810.97Soil and water salinity
Felon-Aus-T. Aman3560.91Soil and water salinity
Boro-fallow-T. Aman2750.70Soil and water salinity
Vegetable-vegetable-vegetable2570.66Drought
Watermelon-Aus-T. Aman2000.51Soil and water salinity
Almond-fallow-T. Aman1500.38Soil and water salinity
Green chili-T. Aus-T. Aman1200.31Soil and water salinity
Pulse-Aus-T. Aman1000.26Soil and water salinity
Wheat-fallow-T. Aman1000.26Salinity and drought
Maize-fallow-T. Aman1000.26Soil and water salinity
Sweet potato-fallow-T. Aman1000.26Soil and water salinity
Pulse-fallow-T. Aman900.23Soil and water salinity
Sunflower-fallow-T. Aman800.20Soil and water salinity
Green chili-Aus-T. Aman800.20Soil and water salinity
Almond-T. Aus-T. Aman500.13Soil and water salinity
Sweet potato-T. Aus-T. Aman500.13Soil and water salinity
Pulse-T. Aus-T. Aman500.13Soil and water salinity
Sesame-fallow-T. Aman500.13Soil and water salinity
Sunflower-Bona Aus-T. Aman400.10Soil and water salinity
Wheat-T. Aus-T. Aman350.09Soil and water salinity
Pulse-T. Aus-T. Aman310.08Salinity and drought
Sweet potato-T. Aus-T. Aman300.08Soil and water salinity
Fresh potato-T. Aus-T. Aman300.08Soil and water salinity
Sugarcane-sugarcane-sugarcane210.05Drought
Garlic-T. Aus-T. Aman200.05Soil and water salinity
Wheat-T. Aus-T. Aman200.05Soil and water salinity
Maize-T. Aus-T. Aman180.04Soil and water salinity
Garlic-T. Aus-T. Aman160.04Soil and water salinity
Vegetable-T. Aus-T. Aman150.04Salinity and drought
Pulse-T. Aus-T. Aman150.04Salinity and drought
Cucumber-T. Aus-T. Aman110.03Soil and water salinity

Total number of cropping patterns is 36Total cropping area 39,102 haTotal cultivated areas in percentages (100%)92% of areas are affected by salinity

Note. T. Aman stands for Transplanted Aman Rice; T. Aus stands for Transplanted Aus Rice.