Practical Crop Production–I


Dr. Tanmoy Shankar


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Course Name :

Practical Crop Production–I 


Code(Credit) : ASAG3108 (0-0-2)

Course Objectives

  • To teach the practical growing of crop husbandry of different kharif crops

Learning Outcomes

  • This course offers a wide scope for students in skill development.

Course Syllabus

Crop planning, raising field crops in multiple cropping systems: Field preparation, seed, treatment, nursery raising, sowing, nutrient, water and weed management and management of insect-pests diseases of crops, harvesting, threshing, drying winnowing, storage and marketing of produce. The emphasis will be given to seed production, mechanization, resource conservation and integrated nutrient, insect-pest and disease management technologies. Preparation of balance sheet including cost of cultivation, net returns per student as well as per team of 8-10 students.

Reference Books

  • Principle and Practices of Agronomy by S.S. Singh
  • Numerical Agronomy by Abhijit Sharma
  • Mathematical Agriculture:Concept and Numerical by Amit Bhatnagar
  • Reddy, S.R. and ReddiRamu. 5th edition. Agronomy of Field Crops, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.
  • Chidda Singh, Singh, P. and Singh, R. 2003. Modern Techniques of Raising Field Crops. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  • Rajendra Prasad (ed.), 2004. Text Book of Field Crop Production, Commercial Crops, Volume -II. ICAR, New Delhi.</p>ure : concept and numerical  Amit Bhatnagar

Session Plan

Session 1

Crop planning and raising field crops in multiple cropping systems

Experment 1

cropping planning


Session 2

Field layout preparation, seed treatment, nursery raising and sowing

Experment 2

Field layout

Seed treatment


nursery raising

Session 3

Nutrient management

Experment 3

nutrient management

Session 4

Water management

Experment 4

water management

Session 5

Weed management

Experment 5

weed management

Session 6

Management of insect-pests diseases of crops

Experment 6

Pest management

Session 7


Experment 7


Session 8

Threshing, drying ,winnowing & storage

Experment 8

Threshing, drying ,winnowing & storage

Session 9

Session 10

The emphasis will be given to seed production, mechanization, resource conservation and integrated nutrient management.

Experment 10


Session 11

Insect-pest and disease management technologies.

Experment 11


Session 12

Preparation of Balance Sheet Including Cost of Cultivation, Net Returns Per Student as well as Per Team of a Group of Students

Experment 12


e. lab manual

E-manual Practical Crop Production–I (Kharif crops)

Practical Crop Production–I (Kharif crops)

Case Studies

Our Main Teachers

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture). Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad, India in 2011 Master of Science (Agronomy). Visva Bharati University –(VBU), Birbhum, West Bengal, India in 2013 Research topic: Effect of seaweed extract on growth and productivity of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in the red and lateritic belt of West Bengal PhD […]