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Table 4.

Scenarios B, C, and D cropping patterns in the CCA.

SeasonCropCropping patterns (%) of the post-monsoon, summer season, and annual/perennial crops
Scenario B (low rainfall)
Scenario C (moderate rainfall)
Scenario D (high rainfall)
SB1SB2SB3SC1SC2SC3SD1SD2SD3
Post-monsoon Sorghum      3.3   20.0 
Wheat         8.0 
Fodder 8.0   8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 
Pulses     7.2 3.3  76.3 20.0 
Oilseeds         7.0 
Vegetables   6.6 10.4 6.6 6.6 55.5 10.4 20.4 
Annual/perennial crops Sugarcane          
Orchard  5.3  5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 
Cotton          
Total percentage 8.0 5.3 6.6 23.7 26.8 26.4 68.8 100.0 88.8 
Total area (ha) 672 447 555 1,991 2,281 2,223 5,798 8,432 7,488 
Total IRCWU (Mm32.83 2.83 2.83 10.10 10.10 10.10 29.50 27.29 29.50 
Total output (M USD) 1.59 3.03 2.28 8.21 7.36 7.20 23.87 13.07 14.90 
Total output (% of BAU output) 20 38 29 103 92 90 298 163 176 
SeasonCropCropping patterns (%) of the post-monsoon, summer season, and annual/perennial crops
Scenario B (low rainfall)
Scenario C (moderate rainfall)
Scenario D (high rainfall)
SB1SB2SB3SC1SC2SC3SD1SD2SD3
Post-monsoon Sorghum      3.3   20.0 
Wheat         8.0 
Fodder 8.0   8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 
Pulses     7.2 3.3  76.3 20.0 
Oilseeds         7.0 
Vegetables   6.6 10.4 6.6 6.6 55.5 10.4 20.4 
Annual/perennial crops Sugarcane          
Orchard  5.3  5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 
Cotton          
Total percentage 8.0 5.3 6.6 23.7 26.8 26.4 68.8 100.0 88.8 
Total area (ha) 672 447 555 1,991 2,281 2,223 5,798 8,432 7,488 
Total IRCWU (Mm32.83 2.83 2.83 10.10 10.10 10.10 29.50 27.29 29.50 
Total output (M USD) 1.59 3.03 2.28 8.21 7.36 7.20 23.87 13.07 14.90 
Total output (% of BAU output) 20 38 29 103 92 90 298 163 176 

Source: Authors' estimation.

Bold values indicate that SB1–SB2 and SC1–SC3 have same irrigation consumptive water use.

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