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Table 1 Crop changing practices

From: Consequences of Koshi flood 2008 in terms of sedimentation characteristics and agricultural practices

Zone Previous Current Thickness of sediments
Cetral Red (CR) Rice, wheat Water melon, Parbar <1.5 m thickness of sediments
Cetral Red (CR) Rice, wheat Barren >2 m thickness if Sediments
Right Bank Red (RBR) Rice, wheat Simal, Sugarcan <1.0 m thickness if sediments
Left Bank Red (LBR) Rice, wheat Wheat <1.5 m thickness (After removing the sediments)
Right Bank Yelow (RBY) Rice, wheat Wheat <1.5 m thickness (After removing the sediments)
Left Bank Yellow (LBY) Rice, wheat Vegetables <0.30 m thickness of sediments
Right Bank Green (RBG) Rice, wheat Rice, wheat <0.20 m (No effect after a 6 months)
Left Bank Green (LBG) Gram, wheat Vegetables <0.20 m (No effect affter a 6 months)