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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.
(Vol. 1) 1- Glossary of Natural Resources Management2- Agronomy3- Crop Production4- Dry Land Agriculture5- Agro-meteorology, Sustainable Agriculture6- Agro-forestry and Grassland Agriculture7- Agricultural Economics8- Farm Management9- Agro-ecology, Environment10- Soil Science11- Soil Fertility12- Plant Nutrition and Organic Farming.(Vol. 2) 1- Glossary of Crop Science2- Genetics, Biotechnology3- Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry4- Plant Pathology5- Plant Protection, Horticulture6- Tables: Cell Biology7- Agronomy8- Crop Production9- Soils10- Soil Fertility11- Manures and Fertilizers12- Organic Farming, Crop Residues13- Symbols14- Units of Measurements and Conversion Factors.
Dinesh Kumar :- Dinesh Kumar, Senior Scientists, Division of Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012Yashbir Singh Shivay :- Yashbir Singh Shivay, Senior Scientists, Division of Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012