Definitional Glossary of Agricultural Terms  (Two Volume Set), 1/e
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Definitional Glossary of Agricultural Terms (Two Volume Set), 1/e

Author : Dinesh Kumar & Yashbir Singh Shivay
© Year : 2008
ISBN : 9788190675758
Pages : 322
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.54   kg
Price :   51.00

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Definitional Glossary of Agricultural Terms (Vol-1) includes the terms related mainly to agronomy, crop production, sustainable agriculture, agro-ecology, environment, soil science, soil fertility, plant nutrition, organic farming, latest concepts in agronomy, agro-forestry and grassland agriculture, agricultural economics and farm management, etc. It explains, especially the new terms, in a comprehensive and easy to understand way. Very often descriptive text, related terms, synonyms and antonyms are given in addition to the proper definition to help the reader to understand the term in its context and practical use. Although it is primarily a definitional glossary of agricultural terms used in India, but various terms in common use in other developing countries are also included.
Definitional Glossary of Agricultural Terms (Vol-2) includes the terms related to crop sciences, e.g. genetics, biotechnology, plant breeding, plant physiology and biochemistry, plant pathology, plant protection, horticulture, seed science and technology, statistics, internet, library and information sciences, etc. Very often descriptive text, related terms, synonyms and antonyms are given in addition to the proper definition to help the reader to understand the term in its context and practical use. Useful information pertaining to cell biology, agronomy, soils, soil fertility, manures and fertilizers, organic farming and crop residues, etc. have been presented in tabular form. Tables relating to symbols, units of measurements and conversion factors are also provided.

Salient Features:

  • This two-volume book is compiled to bring together terms from different subjects of agricultural sciences ranging from agronomy, genetics, plant biotechnology, plant breeding, environmental sciences to agricultural statistics.
  • Provides descriptive analysis, related terms, synonyms and antonyms for enhanced understanding.
  • Tables relating to symbols, units of measurements and conversion factors are given in Volume II.

(Vol. 1)
1- Glossary of Natural Resources Management
2- Agronomy
3- Crop Production
4- Dry Land Agriculture
5- Agro-meteorology, Sustainable Agriculture
6- Agro-forestry and Grassland Agriculture
7- Agricultural Economics
8- Farm Management
9- Agro-ecology, Environment
10- Soil Science
11- Soil Fertility
12- Plant Nutrition and Organic Farming.
(Vol. 2)
1- Glossary of Crop Science
2- Genetics, Biotechnology
3- Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
4- Plant Pathology
5- Plant Protection, Horticulture
6- Tables: Cell Biology
7- Agronomy
8- Crop Production
9- Soils
10- Soil Fertility
11- Manures and Fertilizers
12- Organic Farming, Crop Residues
13- Symbols
14- Units of Measurements and Conversion Factors.

Dinesh Kumar :- Dinesh Kumar, Senior Scientists, Division of Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012


Yashbir Singh Shivay :- Yashbir Singh Shivay, Senior Scientists, Division of Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012

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