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Advances in Rice Cultivation: A Complete Guide on Rice
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C. Karthikeyan, K.A. Ponnusamy
x+288 p., 25 cm
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Weight :  700 gms
Binding :  E-Book
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2018
 

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ISBN: 9789386615336
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In this book experts from various disciplines were contributed to bring out the book on rice cultivation to facilitate the dissemination of advanced rice information to the Rice Scientists, Extension Officials and other Stakeholders. This book will explain the present and future scenario of rice at national and international level. It covers the following major aspects such as new rice varieties, seed technology, soil science, agronomy, crop physiology, plant protection, harvest, value addition, traditional varieties, rice machineries and rice economics. The organic rice cultivation, water management and experience of successful farmers in rice were added increase to the essence of this book.
Advances in rice cultivation deals on rice cultivation with advanced aspects suitable for the present and future rice-farming scenario.

Foreword v
Preface vii
1. Overview of World Rice Economy: Status, Challenges and Future 1
2. Landraces of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Tamil Nadu:
Their Conservation and Utilization 13
3. Rice Production in Tamil Nadu: Challenges and Opportunities 31
4. Rice: Genesis and Improvement 41
5. Optimized Land Preparation for Rice Cultivation 55
6. Rice Nursery: Types, Practices and Issues 61
7. Nutrient Management in Rice 71
8. Water Management in Rice 107
9. Weed Management in Rice 119
10. Insect Pest Management in Rice 129
11. Integrated Disease Management in Rice 137
12. Nutritional Deficiency and its Management in Rice 145
13. Recent Physiological and Molecular Advances to Combat Major Abiotic Stresses in Rice 161
14. Seed Production Techniques in Varieties and Hybrids of Rice 181
15. Value Addition and Byproducts in Rice 207
16. Machinery for Paddy Cultivation 215
17. System of Rice Intensification 229
18. Organic Rice Cultivation in Tamil Nadu 239
19. Speciality Rices of Kerala 257
20. Rice Farming Transforms Farmer’s Lives 269
Index 283

Dr. K.A. Ponnusamy obtained his M.Sc.(Ag.) and Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. He was a gold medallist and best Ph.D. student of IARI. Presently, working as the Director of Extension Education, TNAU, Coimbatore. Earlier he worked as Deputy Director (Extension) at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad. Published many papers in reputed National and International journals and edited few books in Agricultural Extension.
Dr. C. Karthikeyan completed his M.Sc.(Ag.) and Ph.D., in Agricultural Extension during 1992-97 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore. Graduated MBA (HRM) during 2010 at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He is certified by AIIMA, New Delhi as an accredited management teacher in HRM. He Started his career as Scientist (Ag. Extension) at CIFT, ICAR, Cochin and later joined as Assistant Professor (Ag. Extension) at TNAU, Coimbatore. Currently, working as Professor (Ag. Extension) and Coordinator of KVKs in TNAU, Coimbatore. He published 16 standard books (with ISBN), 14 book chapters, 16 technical books, 104 Scientific and popular articles in International and National journals of the repute.

   

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