"Agronomy is such science of agriculture as encompassing all the branches of it. The main focus of agriculture is also agronomy. Therefore the soul of agriculture is agronomy and its knowledge is essential at all levels and intensity. The book is best suited to those students preparing for competitive exams such as JRF, SRF, IARI entrance exam, civil services, ARS and host of other exam being conducted by the Universities in agronomy. Hope that the book will be of immense benefit to all those users aiming to further their career in agronomy."
Anand Kumar Vishwakarma: Senior Scientist (Agronomy), Brajendra: Senior Scientist (Soil Science), T. Ramesh: Scientist, (Soil Science), S.V. Ngachan: Director, ICAR Research Complex For NEH Region, Umroi Road, Umiam-793103, Meghalaya
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1. Introductory agronomy.
2. Agro meteorology.
3. Soil and tillage.
4. Soil and water conservation.
5. Mineral nutrition and soil fertility.
6. Manures and fertilizers.
7. Irrigation water management.
8. Dryland agriculture.
9. Weed management.
10. Cropping system.
11. Cereal crop production.
12. Oilseed crop production.
13. Pulse crop production.
14. Fiber crop production.
15. Tuber crop production.
16. Plantation crop production.
17. Sugar crop production.
18. Model question papers.