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Crop Management

U.S. Walia (Author) S.S. Walia (Author)

The book covers basic but very comprehensive information on history of agriculture and relationship of Agronomy with other disciplines, tillage practices, nutrient elements for plant growth, weeds and their management, irrigation management, crop physiology, crop ecology, integrated farming system and organic farming. A detailed information on history and origin, improved varieties, agronomic practices and plant protection techniques for important field crops viz. cereals, oilseeds, pulses, sugar crops and fibre crops has been given. Also information on cultivation practices for important medicinal, aromatic and spice crops as well as plantation crops along with their uses/medicinal values has been provided. Apart from this, information on dry land agriculture, conteygency crop planning, crop production under special situations and hints for achieving higher yield of field crops are also given in details. This book will be very helpful for B.Sc. Agriculture students throughout the country as it covers nearly the entire syllabus for Agronomy.

Contents: Preface. 1. History of agriculture and role of agronomy. 2. Tillage practices. 3. Nutrient elements for plant growth. 4. Weeds and their management. 5. Irrigation management. 6. Crop physiology. 7. Crop ecology. 8. Cultivation practices of important field crops. 9. Integrated farming system. 10. Role of organic farming in agriculture. 11. Importance and scope of medicinal aromatic, spice and plantation crops. 12. Dry land agriculture. 13. Contigency crop planning. 14. Crop production under special situations. 15. Hints for achieving higher yields of field crops. Botanical names of important field crops. References.

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Bibliographic information

Title Crop Management
Format Hardcover
Date published: 27.06.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788172339333
length 707p.,