Principles and Practices of Agricultural Disaster Management (Hardcover)

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Principles and Practices of Agricultural Disaster Management (Hardcover)

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This is a unique book on operational agro meteorology. It has contents that explicitly state that:

- Weather is a non-monetary input in all agricultural operations. If weather based farming is done, the cost of cultivation of crops can be reduced at least by 10% and quality of the agricultural produce be improved by 2-3%

- Past 10 days weather is as important as 10 day forecast of weather, in developing weather based technologies and making farm management decisions

- Growing Degree Days are very much useful in predicting pests and helio- thermal units are highly useful in predicting diseases on crops.

Reflecting on his teaching experience, research findings and extension activities the author provided a roadmap through this book for not only profitable agriculture in the odd events of weather disasters but also ways that enhance the prestige and dignity of the farmers.

Product Details ISBN: 9789352301065
ISBN-10: 9352301064
Publisher: Bsp Books Pvt. Ltd.
Publication Date: December 10th, 2018
Pages: 262
Language: English