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Agriculture in a Nutshell (PB)
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Vinothini, N and R K Bhavyasree
2019, x+288., 25 cm
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Weight :  368 gms
Binding :  Paper Back
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2019
 

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ISBN: 9789388173513
Status: In Press 
Price: Rs 295.00  

“Agriculture in a Nutshell” is a comprehensive objective book with about 6000 questions covering 30 major disciplines of agricultural sciences. Each chapter has been precisely prepared by the experts in each area who are familiar with the question patterns of various competitive examinations in the respective fields. The book will be useful for those who are preparing for All India entrance examinations conducted by ICAR for UG, PG and PhD, Central Agricultural Universities (CAUs), State Agricultural Universities (SAUs), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) as well as for ASRB-ARS and NET, IBPS Specialist Officer (Agriculture) exam and tests for state level Agricultural Officer’s recruitments.

Contents
Preface v
List of Contributors ix
1. Indian Agriculture 1
2. Milestones of Agricultural Research 10
3. Schemes for Agriculture 19
4. Agronomy 23
5. Agricultural Meteorology 31
6. Soil Science 42
7. Plant Breeding 52
8. Seed Science and Technology 64
9. Plant Genetic Resources and Conservation 73
10. Genetics 84
11. Plant Biotechnology 94
12. Molecular Biology 103
13. Plant Physiology 114
14. Biochemistry 122
15. Plant Pathology 133
16. Agricultural Entomology 143
17. Nematology 152
18. Agricultural Microbiology 162
19. Environmental Science 171
20. Agricultural Engineering 182
21. Bioenergy 192
22. Food and Agricultural Process Engineering 202
23. Nano Science and Technology 211
24. Agricultural Economics 221
25. Agricultural Extension 231
26. Agricultural Statistics 240
27. Animal Husbandry 250
28. Dairy Science 261
29. Horticulture 272
30. Post-Harvest Management in Horticultural Crops 281

N Vinothini is a Ph.D Scholar in Department of Seed Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. Her research interests are related to the improvement of yield to ensure food security in the present challenging condition of climate change mainly focusing on seed characters. Her previous research includes the yield improvement of groundnut by improvement of source sink relationships. She is now studying the paddy in response to the elevated CO2 condition and the increase of temperature along with. She holds two national awards for the outstanding contribution for undertaking student’s welfare activities including AIASA Gold Medal 2017 and Best Popular Article Award 2017. She has been receiving the award of Research Assistantship for her PhD.

R K Bhavyasree is a PhD Scholar in Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. Her research area mainly includes the utilization of wild genetic resources for crop improvement. She worked for the yield improvement of chickpea using the wild relatives and currently working for the introgression of valuable traits from wild to cultivated rice. She was awarded National Talent Scholarship (ICAR) during her graduation, ICAR- JRF in post-graduation and Sardar Iqbal Singh Dhillon Gold Medal for securing highest marks in MSc. Plant Breeding and Genetics. She has been receiving DST-INSPIRE fellowship for PhD.

   

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