chapter  4
30 Pages

Climate Resilient Horticulture Based Agrarian Livelihood in the Eastern Region

Eastern Region ............................................................................... 52 4.5 Possible Impacts of Climate Change on Horticultural Crops ........ 53 4.6 Constraints for Horticulture Development in the Eastern Region .... 54 4.7 The Specific Constraints of the Hilly, Terai and Plateau Region... 54 4.8 The Specific Constraints of the Plain Region of the Eastern India ...56 4.9 The Specific Constraints of the Coastal Region of Eastern India . 57 4.10 Technological Options Available for Climate Resilient

Horticulture Production System in Eastern India .......................... 58 4.11 Important Protected Cultivation Technologies .............................. 70 Keywords ................................................................................................ 75

4.1 INTRODUCTION

The Eastern region of India occupies about 28% of the National geographical area and inhabited by about 35% of total population, spread over the states of Eastern UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Assam, and plains of North Eastern States. The region is having about 1.24 times population density to that of national average.