Various sources of irrigation and impacts on yield of wheat: A case study of Hyderabad district in Sindh Province of Pakistan

G. M. NANGRAJ, T. MANGAN, N. LAGHARI, F. NIZAMANI

Abstract


This study aims to explore various sources of irrigation in study area and impact of these sources on wheat yield. To achieve the objectives of the study 60 wheat farmers were interviewed, including 30 canal farmers and 30 tube well farmers. Results of study highlighted that that tube well farmers bear higher cost of production as compared to canal farmers and per acre average yield of wheat obtained by canal farmers is higher as compared to tube well farmers (43 mounds). Similarly, per acre net return earned by the canal farmers is also 33.23 percent higher as compared to tube well farmers.

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