Transformation of Indian Agriculture: Through Innovative Technologies

Author:

Shahid Ahamad

,

Jag Paul Sharma

Publisher:

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

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Publisher

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

Publication Year 2019
ISBN-13

9789351249825

ISBN-10 9351249824
Binding

Hardcover

Edition First
Number of Pages 479 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 24 X 16 X 3
Weight (grms) 978

Advanced agricultural approaches are also required for sustainable solutions to the huge national problem of 'hidden hunger' and it may be achieved by proper crop management practices, value addition and promotion of specialized crops. The book provides wider coverage on innovative social, cultural and technical aspects, such as transformation of rural India through agricultural technologies, modern fruit production technologies, quality maize for augmenting income of the farmers, entrepreneurship development in beekeeping, maize hybrids technology, pulse production technology, impact of climate change on agriculture, indigenous technical knowledge in weather forecasting, direct-seeded rice, diversification of agriculture, nanotechnology in plant disease management, women empowerment and self help groups (SHGs), empowerment of rural youths for rural transformation, integrated pest management in vegetables, saffron diseases and their management, role of markets and market-led extension in doubling the farmers' income etc. have been covered in this book. There has been a long felt need for a book exclusively on the “Transformation of Indian Agriculture through Innovative Technologies”. An effort has been made to collect information on various aspects of Agriculture viz. Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agril. Economics, Agronomy, Agril. Extension, Horticulture, Vegetable Science etc.

Shahid Ahamad

Dr Shahid Ahamad presently working as Chief Scientist/ Associate Director Research at Directorate of Research in Sher- e- Kashmir university of Agricultural Science & Technology of Jammu (Chatha) J&K. Earlier he served as Jr. Scientist (Plant Pathology), Sr. Scientist/ Programme Coordinator in KVK AND Dy. Director Research. He is also working as Nodal Officer, PME Cell. His research interests are plant diseases management, maize pathology, and organic crop production and research management. He conferred fellow of Society in 2015. He wins many awards viz. Young Achiever Awards – 2011, Distinguished Service Awards (2012). He has published more than 250 publications in national and international journals reputed.

Jag Paul Sharma

Prof. Jag Pual Sharma is presently working as Director Research as Director Research at Sher- e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. Earlier, he has served as Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), Leh; Senior Scientist (Pulses), Samba; Professor & Head, Division of Vegetables Science and floriculture; Associate Director Research and Deans, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST-J, Chatha. He has published 09 books and more than 100 research papers in journals of national and international.
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