Scientific Fodder Production

authored by: K Nalini & M Murugan
ISBN: 9789358871265 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 180 | Language: English | Copyright: 2024
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 9.99 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 400 GMS
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Keywords

scientific fodder production, agriculture, agro-meteorology, agronomic practices, manures, fertilizers, farm machinery, inventory management, preservation techniques, organic fodder production, integrated farming systems, labor management, economics, fodder seed production, target audience, teacher guide

"Scientific Fodder Production" is a book designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts related to agriculture and its allied sciences, including agro-meteorology, agronomic practices, manures and fertilizers, and farm machinery. The book's primary focus is on fodder production, which covers a range of topics such as inventory management, package of practices, preservation techniques, organic fodder production, and integrated farming systems.

The content is presented in a clear and concise manner, with subheadings for easy comprehension, and exercises are provided at the end of each chapter for practical application. The book also covers important topics such as labor management in farms and the economics of fodder and fodder seed production, which are critical for effective farm management.

This book serves as a valuable resource, providing an up-to-date scientific knowledge base for the target audience and acting as a teacher and trainer guide for efficient fodder production.

K.Nalini is a faculty of agriculture in Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University of Tamil Nadu and specialized in agronomy. She has got 12 years of experience in commercial fodder production in organized livestock farms. She has endowed with teaching and extension service experiences in popularizing fodder production among the veterinarians, students, farmers and farming aspirants. She has published a number of research and popular articles in national and international journals and attended many conferences at national level on fodder production and preservation. Her key areas of interests are fodder production, preservation, mechanized post harvest technologies of fodder production and vermicomposting.

M.Murugan is Professor of Poultry Science, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University of Tamil Nadu. He has got 10 years of working experience in organized livestock farms and especially in fodder production, preservation and integration of animal and agriculture. He has published a number of research and popular articles in national journals and attended many conferences at national level on fodder production and preservation. His key areas of interests are organic fodder production and integrated livestock farming systems.

1.Introduction to Agriculture and Allied Sciences.
2.Classification of Agricultural Crops and Soil.
3.Agricultural Meteorology.
4.Agronomical Practices.
5.Manures and Fertilizers.
6.Farm Machinery.
7.Introduction to Fodder Crops .
8.Fodder Preservation.
9.Agro Forestry.
10.Labour Management in Livestock Farms.
11.Organic Fodder Production.
12.Integrated Farming System.
13.Registers Maintenance.
14.Economics of Fodder Production.
15.Fodder Seed Production.
16.Further Reading.
Annexure
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