Principles of vegetable crop production pdf
skillful manner, but does not necessarily include an understanding of the principles underlying the farm practices. As a science: utilizes all technologies developed on scientific principles such as crop breeding, production techniques, crop protection, economics etc. to maximize the yield and profit.
However, the production of horticultural crops is much less developed than the production of food grains in the country. On average more than 2,399,566 tons of vegetables and fruits are produced by public and private commercial farms, this is estimated to be less than 2 percent of the total crop production.4 GAPs for greenhouse vegetable crops: Principles for Mediterranean climate areas. improved product quality and safety with a view to reducing the use of pesticides and applying alternative methods for pest and disease control.
Part IV, Plant/Crop Physiology and Physiological Aspects of Plant/Crop Production Processes, contains eight chapters that link plant/crop physiology to production of food, feed, and medicinal compounds and discuss this relationship in detail. The four chapters in Part V, Plant Growth Regulators: The Natural Hor- The information will be of immense value to the scientist scholars agencies and individuals involved in the development and propagation of hybrids in different vegetable crops. 72 pp. Bookseller ...
This short-course is suitable for graduates and non-graduates working in the crops industry, who are planning to become growers or technical advisors, and aims to provide an understanding of the scientific principles underlying crop production and their application in commercial crop management. This comprehensive text emphasizes the general principles of crop production as a science, an art, and a business whose impact on society is inestimable. The book is suitable for use in courses covering crop production at either the introductory or intermediate levels of study and is an invaluable reference for students and professionals alike.
Fair Use of this PDF file of Crop Rotation on Organic Farms: A Planning Manual, NRAES 177 Charles L. Mohler and Sue Ellen Johnson, editors Published by NRAES, July 2009