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To teach the crop husbandry of cereals fibers, oil seed and pulse crops.
This course offers a wide scope for students in employment, skill development and entrepreneurial sectors.
Origin, geographical distribution, economic importance, soil and climatic requirements, varieties, cultural practices and yield of Rabi crops; cereals wheat and barley, pulses-chickpea, lentil, peas, oilseeds-rapeseed, mustard and sunflower; sugar crops-sugarcane; other crops- potato,Forage crops-berseem, lucerne and oat.
Sowing methods of wheat and sugarcane, identification of weeds in rabi season crops, study of morphological characteristics of rabi crops, study of yield contributing characters of rabi season crops, yield and juice quality analysis of sugarcane, study of important agronomic experiments of rabi crops at experimental farms. Study of rabi forage experiments, oil extraction of medicinal crops, visit to research stations of related crops.
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3. Rajendra Prasad (ed.), 2004. Text Book of Field Crop Production, Commercial Crops, Volume -II. ICAR, New Delhi.</p>ure : concept and numerical Amit Bhatnagar
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 […]