The book explains the various existing, emerging and environmentally viable technologies for the sustainable and profitable crop productivity. The book also focusses on climate change, hurricanes and tropical storms, natural resources management, crop diversification, crop resource management, cropping systems, farming system, management of land use resources, conservation agriculture, crop residue management, renewable energy, precision agriculture, integrated nutrient management, integrated pest management.
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Table of Contents
1. Importance, impact and objectives of green technology 2. History, importance, preparation and organisms in composting 3. Preparation, requirement and maintenance of vermi-compost and farm yard manure 4. Reuse, type, treatment of grey water 5. Types, significance, choice of cover crops 6. Carbon farming: green and brown manuring 7. Climate change and global warming impact on agriculture 8. Causes and impact of hurricanes and tropical storms 9. Classification, depletion, management of natural resources 10. Crop diversification for maximizing productivity 11. Concept, significance and sustainability of cropping system 12. Approach, objectives and components of farming system 13. Degradation and management of land use resource 14. Principles, significance and future of conservation agriculture 15. Policy challenges and potential solutions of residue burning in India 16. Type, importance, history, emerging technology of renewable energy 17. Elements, technologies, approaches of precision farming 18. Challenges, concept, approaches, management of site-specific nutrient 19. Concept, advantages, components of integrated nutrient management 20. Concept and function of integrated pest management
Avtar Singh Bimbraw, Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab, India