Contents: Preface. 1. Learning the subject. 2. Role of technology. 3. Sources of energy. 4. The harvesting. 5. Grain production. 6. Commercial crops. 7. Production of fruits. 8. Production of dry fruits and flowers. 9. Production of vegetables. 10. Related products. 11. Processing and preservation. 12. Agriculture in India. 13. Teaching agriculture. Index.
"Agriculture is the oldest profession and applied science in the world. Revolutionary changes have taken place in the field of agriculture. Most of the developing countries are grappling with the plans of the development of agriculture. This hand book covers all the aspects of agricultural sciences. It is hoped, the book will be found to be of immense value to the students of higher education." (jacket)