IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Acquiring trustworthy information on crop type and production is very essential for developing countries like India as agriculture is considered as the backbone of its economy. Comprehensive, reliable and timely information on agricultural resources is very much necessary. Though there are numbers of methods for estimation of crop type and production, each method has its own strength and weaknesses. Apart from crop type, associated information is also equally important to understand the reasons behind farmers’ cropping decisions. Though accurate crop data is important for agricultural planning this methodology is may help us in agricultural as well as economic planning. Crop data generated by government agencies used to prepare a catalog of crop information such as Name of crop, area under crop, variety.