This book on "A Textbook on Rainfed Agriculture and Watershed Management (Theory and Praticals)" is a boon to the students of Agriculture as well as to all the people associated with agriculture. Various aspects of farming under rainfed agriculture have been deliberated and explored thoroughly in all the eleven chapters of this book. These chapteres compromise introductions, types and history of rainfed agriculture in India, problems and prospects of rainfed agriculture, soil and climactic conditions prevalent in reainfed areas in India, studies on cropping pattern of different rainfed areas in India, soil erosion, studies on drought. These chapters also emphasises on water harvesting technologies, management of crops in rainfed areas, contigent crop planning for aberrant weather conditions and watershed management. An attempt has also been made to provide pointwise and updated information in an easy and lucid language, so that all the students and even farmers knowing basic English can easily understannd different concepts discussed in this book. It also includes practical aspects of the syllabus as per the recommendations suggested under the 5th Dean Committee, ICAR New Delhi.
The unique features of the book are a summary and a question bank including multiple choice and other reviewed questions at the end of each chapter, that will definitely help the students to incucate the theory and practical aspects of rainfed agriculture and watershed management in depth. Hence this book will benefit both undergraduate and post graduate students of Agriculture.
- Published: 2021
- Publisher: S.K. Kataria & Sons
- ISBN-10: 9383992549
- ISBN-13: 9789383992546
- Dewey Decimal: 631.587
- ECHO Library: 631.587 MEV