IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Mohammad Shah Nawaz Khan, Prof. Mohd. Mazhar Ali Khan
Bulandshahr district is characterised by six soil series depending upon their physio-chemical properties. These soil series are Ganga Khadar Soil Series, Manpur Soil Series, Senta Soil Series, Kota Soil Series, Aulera Soil Series and Ajeetpur Soil Series. In Bulandshahr district an attempt has been made to find out the suitability of major crops based on existing climatic and soil-site database. Land suitability is a function of crop requirement and land/soil characteristics. It is a prerequisite for sustainable agricultural practices. It involves evaluation of the factors like climate, terrain, soil etc. Matching the land characteristics with the crop requirements provides suitability index in the form of ranks.