The book makes an earnest attempt to include various issues related to Rainfed Agriculture viz. soil and water conservation, drought management strategies, rain water harvesting, crops and cropping system for dryland agriculture, conservation agriculture, climate- smart agriculture and watershed management.
The subject matter is both narrative and critical. Illustrations have been added to make the subject matter more clear.
1. Introduction and History of Rainfed Agriculture, 2. Constraints of Rainfed Areas,3. Dry Land Soils, 4. Meteorology, 5. Classification of Climate, 6. Soil and Moisture Conservation ,7. Drought Management Strategies, 8. Rain Water Harvesting, 9. Crops and Cropping Systems for Dryland Agriculture,10. Conservation Agriculture,11. Climate-Smart agriculture, 12. Watershed Management, 13. Strategies and Policies for Dryland Agriculture.