CROPPING PATTERN TRENDS IN KARNATAKA
Keywords:cropping pattern, food grains crop, commercial crop.
Agriculture is the dominant occupation of the countries like India where half of population is depending on agricultural sector for its livelihood. In spite its contribution to the employment its share to the national income is about 12 percent. The any changes in agricultural sector will heavily influence on the national economy. The changes cropping pattern is one such issue changes in which may influence the food security as well expansion of the economy as a whole. In this context an attempt has been made in this paper to analyze the changes cropping pattern in Karnataka since 1960- 60 to 2018-19.