Precision Farming and Protected Cultivation

Precision Farming and Protected Cultivation

Author: Sanjeev Kumar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000423310

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 342

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The book consists of 32 chapters featuring the concepts and applications of precision farming and protected cultivation broadly covered with theoretical and practical approach. The first 8 chapters are exclusively designed to provide detailed information on concept, need, objectives, benefits, components, applications and limitations of precision farming; laser leveler and its working mechanism, components and functioning; mechanized sowing and types of mechanical seeders and their use; approaches for mapping of soils and plant attributes; site-specific weed and nutrient management; precision management of insect-pests and diseases; yield mapping in horticultural crops. An attempt has been made to cover the concept and application of protected cultivation in chapters from 9 to 30 characteristically highlighting the concept of greenhouse technology, its principles as well as historical and technological developments, agrivoltaic system, its concept and features, response of plant species under greenhouse conditions, criteria for the selection of crops and varieties for protected cultivation, basic considerations for site selection, orientation and designing of greenhouse structures, climate control mechanisms for cooling and heating in greenhouses, components, accessories and BIS codes for protected cultivation, types of Irrigation system for greenhouse production system, growing media for greenhouse cultivation, soil pasteurization namely solarization, steam sterilization, chemical sterilization and augmentation with biological agents, checking the suitability of soil and water for greenhouse crops, plug tray nursery raising, basics of fertigation in greenhouse production system, packages of practice for greenhouse cucumber, bell pepper, tomato and melons, potential of pruning as unconventional alternative for mass multiplication of greenhouse cucumber and tomato, types of soil-less cultures, GAP for protected cultivation and economic analysis of protected cultivation. Note: T&F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Protected Cultivation of Horticultural Crops
Language: en
Pages: 470
Authors: D. K. Singh, K. V. Peter
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-01 - Publisher: New India Publishing Agency

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Protected Cultivation of Horticulture Crops
Language: en
Pages: 113
Authors: Madan Kumar Jha, Sujan Singh Paikra, Manju Rani Sahu
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Educreation Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: A.P. Singh (ed), K.V. Prasad (ed), New Delhi Delhi Agri-Horticultural Society, Kanwar Pal Singh (ed)
Categories: Crop Cultivation
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Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Sanjeev Kumar, S.N. Saravaiya, A.K. Pandey
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-03 - Publisher: CRC Press

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Protected Cultivation Of Vegetable Crops
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Balraj Singh
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher:

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