IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus
Crop Production Technology
3 – 0 – 0 : 3 Credits Prerequsites: None
Crop Production: Concepts of agronomy; Classification of crops; Techniques
of raising field crops, horticultural crops, medicinal and aromatic plants;
Cropping system for major agro-ecological regions; seed and seeding,
planting density management, organic and inorganic nutrition of crops,
water management for higher productivity, management of insects and
pests, diseases and weeds; Farm planning and management; Crop growth
assessment; Judging crop maturity and harvesting techniques; Organic
farming and sustainable agriculture; Greenhouse crop production;
Management of dryland agriculture.
Crop Simulation: Models for crop yield assessment; Crop management
simulation and yield forecasting; Crop response to climate change;
Uncertainty and risk evaluation.