The Complete Book on Organic Farming and Production of Organic Compost
NPCS Board of Consultants & Engineers
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Book ID : 37390
ISBN-10 : 81-7833-115-2 / 8178331152
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7833-115-7 / 9788178331157
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
448p., 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to Organic Farming. 2. Sustainable Agriculture and Organic Farming. 3. Concepts, Definition and Components. 4. Organic Manures, Their Nature and Characteristics. 5. Livestock and Human Wastes. 6. Available Organic Materials and Plant Nutrients. 7. Organic Farming in Rice. 8. Production of Organic Compost. 9. Effect of Organic Fertilizers in Pongamia Pinnata. 10. Organic Fertilizer: A Supplementary Nutrient Source for Sugarcane. 11. Effect of Organic Fertilizer on Sorghum. 12. Significance of Azospirillum and Pseudomontas on Growth of Elucine Crocana. 13. Biomass Production of Acacia Nilotica. 14. Chemical Composition of Banana. 15. N-Fixing and Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria. 16. Asymbiotic Organic Fertilizers of Kharif Sorghum. 17. Effect of Azospirillum and Phosphate Solubilizing Culture on Quality of Sugarcane. 18. Organic Nutrient. 19. Industrial Wastes as Sources of Plant Nutrients. 20. Use of Bio-Inoculants for Recycling Of Banana Wastes. 21. Role of Organic Fertilizer in Upland Crop Production. 22. Varieties for Organic Farming. 23. Biological Suppression of Aquatic Weeds. 24. Weed Management in Organic Rice. 25. Processing and Value Addition of Organic Rice. 26. Biotechnological Approach in Organic Rice Farming. 27. Crop Rotation and Residue Recycling In Organic Rice Production. 28. Biological Nitrogen Fixation. 29. Weed Management in Organic Farming. 30. Pest Management in Organic Farming.
India is an agro based country. It ranks 2nd in agricultural products manufacturing in the world. So organic farming plays an important role in agro field. India has many natural resources of various organic compounds and so it is an excellent opportunity to produce sufficient quantity of organic foods to meet the global demand. There is a bright future for organic farming to export its quality product. Organic farming is a form of agriculture that excludes the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, plant growth regulators, livestock feed additives, and genetically modified organisms. Organic farming is not new to Indian farming community. Several forms of organic farming are being successfully practiced in diverse climate, particularly in rain fed, tribal, mountains and hill areas of the country. The popularity of organic farming is gradually increasing and now organic agriculture is practiced in almost all countries of the world, and its share of agricultural land and farms is growing. The present book contains the organic farming management, production and uses of various organic compounds, which are well known and also for agriculture for their worldwide use. Compost serves as a growing medium, or a porous, absorbent material that holds moisture and soluble minerals, providing the support and nutrients in which most plants will flourish. Use of organic manure is extremely essential for better crop productivity and maintaining the fertility of soil to ensure sustainable production.