Agronomy

Agro Climatic Zones

[wp_objects_pdf] An “Agro-climatic zone” is a land unit in terms of major climates, suitable for a certain range of crops and cultivars. The planning aims at scientific management of regional resources to meet the food, fiber, fodder, and fuelwood without adversely affecting the status of natural resources and environment. Agro-climatic conditions mainly refer to soil …

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List of All Colour Revolution and Their Fathers or Founders

Father of Green Revolution in India is M.S. Swaminathan »Father of Green Revolution is Norman Borlaug »Father of Blue Revolution is Dr. Hiralal Chaudhary. »Father of White Revolution is Dr. Verghese Kurien.   Green Revolution: The Green Revolution refers to a series of research, and development, and technology transfer initiatives, occurring between the 1940s and the late …

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COTTON…. PACKAGING PRACTICES

COTTON – WHITE GOLD Cotton plays a key role in the national economy in terms of direct and indirect employment and income generation in the agricultural and industrial sectors. Textiles and related exports of which cotton constitutes nearly 65%, account for nearly 33% of the total foreign exchange earnings of our country which at present …

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JUTE

Jute is a tropical plant that requires hot and humid climate. It is one of the most important natural fibres in terms of cultivation and usage. Almost 85% of the world’s jute is cultivated in the Ganges Delta. Type of Crop: Zaid Varieties: White Jute, Tossa Jute Temperature: 24-35 °C. Annual Rainfall: 125-200 cm. Soil Type: Sandy and Clay Loam …

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Cotton

Cotton is a tropical and subtropical Kharif crop. It is a fibre crop and is known as ‘White gold’. India ranks 3rd in the production of cotton worldwide. It is a dry crop but roots need timely supply of water at maturity. Type of Crop: Kharif Varieties: Long Staple, Medium Staple, Short Staple Temperature: 21-30 °C Rainfall: 50-100 cm Soil …

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wheat

It is the 2nd most important food crop in India. It is a Rabi crop. India stands second in production of wheat worldwide. It is more flexible in terms of climactic and other conditions of growth. Type of Crop: Rabi Varieties: Kalyan Sona, Sonalika, Heera Temperature: 17-20 °C Rainfall: 20-100 cm (ideal ~75 cm) Soil Type: Clay loam, Sandy loam Major …

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RICE

Rice is a tropical crop that can be grown almost throughout the year. It depends on atmospheric moisture and rainfall for irrigation. India is the 2nd largest producer of rice in the world. India has largest area in world under rice cultivation. Productivity is low compared to wheat because Green Revolution primarily boosted wheat production in …

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Crops in India,Seasons

Agriculture plays a vital role in the Indian economy. Agriculture is the backbone of our country. It includes farming of crops, animal husbandry, pisciculture, agro-forestry etc. Over 58% of rural households primarily depend on agriculture. Agriculture along with fisheries, forestry and other allied sectors contribute around 14% to the overall GDP of our country. The …

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Herbicides – Common name,Trade name

Herbicides, also commonly known as weed killers, are chemical substances used to control unwanted plants. Selective herbicides control specific weed species, while leaving crop relatively unharmed, while.. non-selective herbicides(sometimes called total weed killers in commercial products) can be used to clear waste ground, industrial and construction sites, railways and railway embankments as they kill all plant material with which …

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Caster plant can reduce soil pollution

Did YoU KnoW ❓❓❓❓ 📑📖📖📖📕📖📖📖📕📖📖📖📕📖📖📖📕📖📖📖 🍁Caster plant can reduce soil pollution..🍂🍂 According to study conducted by researchers from University of Hyderabad, Castor bean plants can prove useful in fighting soil pollution. It was found that these plants can absorb toxic heavy metals from soil from these polluted areas due to industrial pollution. The roots, leaves …

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