Dryland Agriculture

authored by: M.V.R Prasad & G.Subba Reddy
ISBN: 9788119072156 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 500 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2024
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 20.60 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 805 GMS
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Arid Farming, Drought-Resistant Crops, Desert Agriculture, Water Conservation in Agriculture, Xerophyte Farming, Dryland Farm Management, Sustainable Dry Farming, Rainfed Agriculture, Soil Moisture Management, Arable Land in Arid Regions, Dryland Crop Rotation, Water-Efficient Farming, Crop Adaptation to Dry Conditions, Agroecology in Arid Environments, Irrigation Strategies for Dry Areas, Dryland Agroforestry, Resilient Dryland Farming, Climate-Adaptive Agriculture, Dry Farming Techniques, Cactus Farming, Arid Zone Agriculture, Precision Farming in Dry Regions, Dryland Soil Health, Agroclimatology and Dryland Agriculture

The book on dryland agriculture endeavors to acquaint readers with the unique characteristics of dry farming while delving into subjects such as drought management, soil and water management, crop production techniques, crops and cropping patterns, intercropping systems, suitable plant varieties, biodiversity, and climate-resilient practices to counter the challenges posed by climate change and dryland agriculture. The overriding objective of the book is to offer practical solutions to the challenges confronting dryland agriculture. The book targets the requirements of agricultural scientists, students, educators, extension workers, and knowledgeable farmers.

M.V.R Prasad: Former Director, ICAR- Indian Institute of Oilseed Research (ICAR- IIOR), Hyderabad, Telangana State, India

G.Subba Reddy: Former Project Coordinator and Head, Crop Sciences, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (ICAR-CRIDA), Hyderabad, Telangana State, India

1. Drought and Drought Management in Dryland Agriculture 2. Efficient Plant Types for Dryland Agriculture 3. Soil and Water Management in Drylands 4. Crops and Cropping Systems in Dryland Agriculture 5. Challenges in Crop Production on Drylands 6. Intercropping in Dryland Agriculture 7. Farming Systems for Dryland Agriculture 8. Climate Change and Dryland Agriculture 9. Climate Resilient Practices for Dryland Agriculture 10. Alternate Land Use Systems in Drylands 11. Biotic Stresses  in Dryland Agriculture 12. Biodiversity in Dryland Agriculture 14. Economy of Small Farmer 15. References


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