Water-logging: A Forgotten Problem in Pigeonpea uri icon

abstract

  • Water-logging is emerging as a pressing concern at the backdrop of climate change in recentyearsA global report on climate change has projected a 0.5 ? 1.2°C rise in temperatures by 2020,resulting in unpredictable and excessive rainGlobally, an area of more than 40 million ha is affected by water-logging In India, an area of 8.53 million ha is affected by water-logging with an estimated loss of >2million tons of food grains every year

publication date

  • 2010