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... in this region are: (i) in Maharashtra -the fi ve western districts of Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg, including parts of Pune, Satara, and Kolhapur districts; (ii) the entire state of Goa; and (iii) in Karnataka -the Karavali area, which covers parts of the three coastal districts of Uttara Kannada, Udupi, and Dakshina Kannada (Fig. 1). Geographically, the Sahyadri mountain range of the northern Western Ghats forms the eastern boundary of the Konkan region, and the Arabian Sea marks the western boundary, while the Tapti River forms the northern boundary, and the Chandragiri River the southern boundary, though agricultural infl uence may extend beyond these physical ...
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... extend beyond these physical boundaries. Agroecologically, it will include the windward side of the northern Western Ghats that is the crest of the Sahyadri ranges and the coastal plains. On the map of India, the region appears as a narrow strip, west of the Sahyadri, running south of the river Tapti to Kalinadi in Karnataka and a little beyond (Fig. ...