Textbook of Agricultural Heritage

Author:

M. M. Adhikary

Publisher:

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

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Publisher

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

Publication Year 2020
ISBN-13

9789388173773

ISBN-10 9388173775
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 229 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 23.5 X 15.5 X 1.2
Weight (grms) 368

The present book has been designed to cover the undergraduate syllabus of Agricultural Heritage as per ICAR 5th Deans' Committee report. It covers the entire syllabus in one concise volume, which is spread over in 16 chapters viz. introduction to Indian agricultural heritage, ancient agricultural practices and present day agriculture, past and present status of agriculture and farmers, astronomy: prediction of monsoon, ancient soil classification and soil fertility, irrigation and water harvesting, description of Indian civilization and agriculture by travellers, Indian agriculture from past to modern era, plant protection through indigenous traditional method, crop voyage in India and world, history of rice, sugarcane and cotton, gardening in ancient and medieval period: arbori-horticulture orchard, vegetable farming: floriculture perfumes and medicinal plants, crop significance and its classification, importance, scope, researches and national agricultural setup, current scenario of Indian agriculture. Presentation of the book is simple, lucid and unambiguous for easy understanding of the subject matter. It is hoped that this book will be greater use for undergraduate students of agriculture, teachers, extension workers and all other interested in agricultural heritage.

M. M. Adhikary

Professor Manas Mohan Adhikary (Born 1951), a retired Professor of Agricultural Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya , West Bengal was attached with the profession of teaching, research and extension for about thirty – seven years. To his credit there are 98 numbers of scientific research papers published in National and International journals of repute, a good score of chapters and 24 numbers of books in related areas.
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