A proposed pattern of "Land Capability Classification" system

ABSTRACT In this paper a pattern have been proposed for land classification determination as an alternate to the existing Land Use Capability Classification in India. In the proposed methodology, for determination of land class, the procedure have been adopted for award of numerical marks as a weightage to the various soil, land characteristics and to the natural hazards and the sum of this weigtage determines the class obtained by that land and the land is classified accordingly. One basic concept adopted in this classification is that all those lands which are "economical to cultivate are suitable for cultivation" irrespective of its land slope or other natural hazards.

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  • Project report prepared under guidance of Prof Sirothia on Land Use Capa-bility Classification for Indian condition. .
  • Project report on An Approach for Land Use Capability Classification for Indian Conditions, unpub-lished, under guidance of Prof. .