Solaimalai, A.; Ravisankar, N. & Chanderasekar, B.
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Book ID : 25377
ISBN-10 : 81-7089-306-2 / 8170893062
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7089-306-6 / 9788170893066
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
viii, 698p., Figs., Tables, 25 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to farming system research. 2. Farming system research in agricultural development. 3. Systems approach in farming system. 4. Interactions in farming system. 5. Farming systems for low lands. 6. Farming system model for irrigated upland. 7. Farming system for upland. 8. Farming system for arid region. 9. Farming system for dry lands. 10. Farming systems for coastal area. 11. Farming system for hilly areas. 12. Farming system for waste lands. 13. Farming systems to prevent soil degradation. 14. Farming system with biogas production. 15. Rice-fish farming. 16. Coconut based farming system. 17. Crop-livestock farming system. 18. Tree based farming system. 19. Aquaculture based farming system. 20. Dyke-pond farming system. 21. Waste recycling in farming systems. 22. Fodder production and conservation in farming system. 23. Value added products from farming system. 24. Use of biotechnology for sustainable farming system. 25. Research methodology in farming system. 26. Linear programming. 27. Modeling in farming system. 28. Homestead farming. 29. Waste water farming. 30. Organic farming. 31. Precision farming. 32. Biodynamic farming. 33. Livestock components in farming system. 34. Aquaculture components in farming system. 35. Sericulture. 36. Lac farming. 37. Apiculture. 38. Mushroom cultivation. 39. Flower cultivation. 40. Nursery keeping. 41. Vermicomposting. 42. References.
This book includes all the new information on farming system theory and practice so as to keep abreast of changing time. This book addresses 40 topics. Basics as well as latest information on farming system are incorporated in this book. Special emphasis has been given on farming system for lowlands, uplands, rainfed, hilly areas, coastal areas, rice - fish farming system, cocout based farming system, dyke - pond farming system, crop - livestock farming system, fish based farming system, livestock based farming system, tree based farming system and research methodology in the farming system. This book will be of immense use to the students, teachers, researchers and alike in the field of farming system.