Crop Production Technology-II


Dr. Tanmoy Shankar


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Course Name :

Crop Production Technology-II


Code : ASAG2204 (2+1+0)

Course Objectives

To teach the crop husbandry of cereals fibers, oil seed and pulse crops.

Learning Outcomes

This course offers a wide scope for students in employment, skill development and entrepreneurial sectors.

Course Syllabus

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.
1. Reddy, S.R. and ReddiRamu. 5th edition. Agronomy of Field Crops, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.
2. Chidda Singh, Singh, P. and Singh, R. 2003. Modern Techniques of Raising Field Crops. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
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

Session Plan

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Wheat 3

wheat 3

Sowing methods of wheat

Experiment 1


Identification of weeds in rabi season crops

Identification of weeds in rabi season crops

Experiment 3

Study of morphological characteristics of rabi crops

Experiment 4

morphological characteristics

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7


lentil 7


Session 8

Field peas

field pea 8

field pea

Session 10

Rapeseed & mustard

mustard and rapeseed 10


Session 11


sunflower 11


Study of oil extraction

Experiment 9


Session 12

Session 14

Sugarcane 3

Sagrcane 3

Product of sugarcane

Sowing methods of sugarcane

Experiment 2

Study of yield contributing characters of rabi season crops


Experiment 5

Yield and juice quality analysis of sugarcane

Experiment 6

Yield and juice quality analysis of sugarcane

Session 15

Session 16

Forage crops- Berseem & Lucerne

forage barseem

importance of forage and fodder


Session 17

Session 18

Session 19

Session 20

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 […]