Current Trends in Farming Systems Research

by Mehta, A K et al

ISBN: 9789386615633
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Imprint : Scholars World
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 4495.00
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Author Profile

Dr. R.K. Nanwal is working as Chief Scientist in Department of Agronomy, CCSHAU, Hisar. He got ICAR team research award for the triennium 1994-96 & CCSHAU best teacher award in 2005-06. He has written 7 books, 12 manuals and more than 150 research papers in journals of repute. Dr. A.K. Mehta is working as Principal Scientist in Farming System Project. He has a long experience in extension as well as in farming systems as OFR agronomist. Dr. Manoj Kumar is working as Principal Soil Scientist

About The Book

Farming system is the way of life for small and marginal farmers. Recently, the AICRP on Farming System Research at CCSHAU, Hisar, has developed various technologies on regional based cropping systems, integrated nutrient management, organic farming package, resource conservation technologies etc. Integrated farming system model developed under this project in one hectare area gives hope for realizing higher returns for farmers from a unit land. Family farming model of one hectare gives decent r

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement v Foreword vii 1. Introduction 1 2. Brief Introduction of AICRP on Farming Systems Research 9 3. Weather Report 13 4. Integrated Farming System Model (On Station Trial) 23 5. Cropping Systems 41 6. Nutrient Management 67 7. Organic Farming 101 8. Resource Conservation Technology 131 9. On Farm Trials 151 10. Emerging Problem 171 11. Research Thrust 173 12. Research Publications 175 13. Visits to the Experiments 187 References 203