Monthly Archives: January 2013

WATER MANAGEMENT

January 28, 2013
By Krishiworld
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Water is one of the most important inputs essential for the production of crops. Plants need it continuously during their life and in huge quantities. It profoundly influences photosynthesis, respiration, absorption, translocation and utilization of mineral nutrients, and cell division besides some other processes. Both its shortage and excess affects the growth and development...

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AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY

January 24, 2013
By Krishiworld
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The beginning of mechanisation of Indian agriculture was made by the use of improved hand tools and improved bullock-drawn implements. Particular stress was laid on these items during the first 3 Five year plans and slowly more sophisticated implements were introduced. These included power-driven threshers, tractors and the combine harvestors. Quite a variety of...

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SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF IRRIGATION

January 23, 2013
By Krishiworld
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The design, the equipment and the technique of replenishing the soil-water deficit by applying irrigation water is referred to as “irrigation system”. The system adopted for irrigation must ensure a uniform distribution of water in the root-zone of a crop and high efficiency of water application i.e. the ratio of water stored in the...

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