Plant & Crop Science

Crop science is concerned with selection and improvement of crops. It includes research and development on production techniques, improving agriculture productivity, minimizing the effects of pest, planting, maintenance, protection, harvesting and storage aspects of...

Agriculture Practices & Engineering

Agricultural Engineering is the engineering discipline that studies agricultural production and processing. A key goal of this discipline is to improve the efficacy and sustainability of agricultural practices. Agricultural engineering is concerned with tasks such as...

Agricultural Waste Management

Soil properties are important considerations in areas where soils are used as sites for the treatment and disposal of organic waste and wastewater. Selection of soils with properties that favor waste management can help to prevent environmental damage. The waste...

Phytopathology

Phytopathology or Plant Pathology is an interdisciplinary science that includes knowledge of botany, microbiology, crop science, soil science, ecology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, and physiology. Phytopathology deals with the study and research on plant...

Pomology

Session 30 :Pomology Pomology is a branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits. Pomology is also known as fruticulture. Pomology is concerned with the study and research focusing mainly on the development, enhancement, cultivation and physiological studies of...

Sustainable Practices For Agriculture

Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways based on an understanding of ecosystem services; and the study of relationships between organisms and their environment. There are several key principles associated with sustainability in agriculture which include...

Plant Biotechnology

Plant biotechnology is a set of techniques used to adapt plants for specific needs or opportunities. Situations that combine multiple needs and opportunities are common. A single crop may be required to provide sustainable food and healthful nutrition, protection of...

Spices, Herbs And Medicinal Plants

Medicinal plants have the ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi and herbivorous mammals. Herbs are any plants used for...

Crop Protection, Awareness & Management

Crop protection is the science and practice of managing plant diseases, weeds and other pests both vertebrate and invertebrate that damage agricultural crops and forestry. Agricultural crops include field crops such as maize, wheat, rice, etc vegetable crops such as...
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