The patterns of agricultural activities have a close bearing on the rural life of India. The application of agro meteorological techniques is fast increasing together with the integrated approaches of scientists of different disciplines during the past few decades.
Agro meteorology is an inter disciplining subject and has now developed in to a full fledged discipline. The teachers and researchers in the subject require a thorough knowledge both of meteorology and climatology in relation to agriculture. The science of agro meteorology has an important role to play in modern agriculture through education research and extension services.