Specialty Agriculture

authored by: Jyoti Kachroo,Vikas Sharma ,Sudhakar Dwivedi ,S.P. Singh, Anil Bhat, Sabbey Sharma , Malika Sharma
ISBN: 9789395763103 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 314 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 14 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 640 GMS
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Keywords

Organic farming, Hydroponics, Sustainable agriculture, Precision farming, Agroecology, Vertical farming, Aquaponics, Permaculture, Horticulture, Greenhouse cultivation, Specialty crops, Viticulture, Floriculture, Beekeeping, Livestock breeding, Agrotourism, Seed breeding, Urban agriculture, Biodynamic farming, Specialty vegetables, Herb farming, Mushroom cultivation, Exotic fruits, Ginseng farming, Orchid cultivation

The past two years have seen substantial growth in India's agricultural sector, coinciding with an increase in both consumption and production. This growth has been accompanied by a notable shift towards specialized agriculture, which involves commercial operations that require smaller tracts of land due to their intensive nature. This type of agriculture includes nurseries, greenhouses, mushroom farms, market gardens, and apiaries. Research is needed to explore alternative ways to support this important economic sector. Potential strategies could include identifying new locations for farmers' markets, expanding sales at existing markets, and finding new markets for specialty crops. The book on 'Specialty Agriculture' seeks to examine the role of specialized agriculture in India's economic development.

1. Adoption of Micro Irrigation Technology: A Case Study of Four Indian States,  2. Organic Saffron Production Possibilities and Approaches, 3. Opportunities and Scope of Farm Mechanization in Himalayan Region, 4. Livestock and Its Impact on the Environment, 5. Importance of Biofertilizers in Agriculture, 6.Celery Based Crop Rotations in Punjab Move towards Higher Returns and Farm Profitability, 7. Profitability and Marketing Efficiency of Rabi Pea in Different Agro-Climatic Zones of Himachal Pradesh, 8. Conservation Agriculture and Soil Health, 9.Control of Plant Diseases Under Organic Crop Production, 10. Types of Water Sources for Irrigation in Agriculture, 11. Importance of Farm Mechanization in Floriculture, 12. Floriculture Its Prospects and Scope, 13. Organic Farming in India: A Vision Towards a Healthy Nation, 14. Insect Pests of Rose & Their Management by Integrated Pest Management, 15. Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing A Review, 16.Zoonoses Disability Adjusted Life Year (zDALY): Indicators for Measurement of Impact of Losses to Zoonotic Diseases,  17. Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in the North Himalayan Region, 18. Comparative Economic Analysis of Natural Farming: A Case Study in Una District of Himachal Pradesh, 19  A Case Study on Comparative Economics of Natural Farming in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, 20.   Agripreneurs and Speciality Cultivation: The Valuable Insights, 21. Determinants of Consumer Buying Behaviour for Organic Food Products,22. The Status of Cold-water Fisheries and Prospects of Their
Utilization for Poverty Reduction in Jammu and Kashmir, 23. Mustard Economics of KVK Beneficiaries and Non-beneficiaries in Samba District of Jammu Division, 24. Forecasting of Trends in Production and Import of Edible Oil in India using ARIMA Model, 25. Status and Performance of Crop Insurance in Himachal Pradesh and India, 26  Biodiversity Conservation

 
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