"Agriculture" Essays and Research Papers

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Agriculture

    Department of Distance Education‚ Punjabi University‚ Patiala (Punjab)‚ India. E-mail: Abstract: A progressive agriculture serves as a powerful engine of economic growth of any country. It helps in initiating and sustaining the development of other sectors of the economy. In view of this‚ after independence the Government of India adopted a positive approach and specific programmes like new agriculture technology were introduced. Indian farmers being poor were not in a position to buy these expensive inputs

    Premium Agriculture 6348 Words | 26 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    Introduction: Agriculture is an art‚ science and industry of managing the growth of plants and animals for human use. In broad sense‚ agriculture includes cultivation of the soil‚ growing and harvesting the crops‚ breeding and raising livestock‚ daring and forestry. Modern agriculture is engineering and technology based. Therefore‚ mechanization has eased much of the back breaking toil to the farmer. Agriculture is the backbone of economy of most of the countries of the world. About 48 percent

    Free Agriculture 3284 Words | 14 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    means by which more food can be grown than before‚ on the same piece of land. Improved methods of agriculture have led to the production of about 360m tonnes of plant food products and about 88m tonnes of animal food products. OBJECTIVES After completing this lesson‚ you will be able to: • state reasons for human dependence on plants and animals for food; • define and differentiate between agriculture and horticulture; • list and explain the various steps for raising an improved crop; • differentiate

    Premium Agriculture 5092 Words | 21 Pages

    Open Document
  • agriculture

    is consumed by the farmers and their families. Where facilities like irrigation and electricity are available‚ farming has improved. Important cash crops like sugarcane‚ oilseeds‚ cotton and jute are grown. The subsistence agriculture has given way to commercial agriculture to some extent. Dry land farming is practised in areas where the rainfall is low and irrigation facilities are inadequate. Here‚ emphasis is laid on conservation of moisture‚ and on crops like jowar‚ bajra and pulses‚ which need

    Premium Agriculture 1688 Words | 6 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    of the study 10 5. Hypothesis 11 6. Scope and limitation of the study 11 7. Definition of terms. 12 CHAPTER TWO Review of Related Literature 16 2.1 Historical overview of Agriculture financing in Nigeria 17 2.2 The importance of Agriculture 19 2.3 Problems of Agriculture financing in Nigeria 20 2.4 The establishment of Central bank in Nigeria 22 2.5 The Major development programs and policies of C.B.N in relation to Agricultural financing 26 2.6 The C.B

    Premium AgricultureBankFood security 3022 Words | 13 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    Agriculture is a primary activity & is closely related to the natural environment. The term agriculture has been derived from the Latin word ‘Ager’ meaning field & ‘culture’ meaning cultivation. And agriculture practices means the steps involved in agriculture which can be seen generally been done by farmers and gardeners. Agricultural practices such as irrigation‚ crop rotation‚ fertilizers‚ pesticides and animals were developed long ago‚ but have made great strides in the past century. The history

    Premium AgricultureSoilNitrogen 582 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    Agriculture‚ also called farming or husbandry‚ is the cultivation of animals‚ plants‚ fungi‚ and other life forms for food‚ fiber‚ biofuel‚drugs and other products used to sustain and enhance human life.[1] Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization‚ whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development of civilization. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science. The history of agriculture dates back thousands

    Free Agriculture 923 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    HISTORY OF INDIAN AGRICULTURE Early history Barley and wheat cultivation—along with the domestication of cattle‚ primarily sheep and goat—was visible in Mehrgarh by 9000 BCE. Vedic period – Post Maha Janapadas period (1500 BCE – 200 CE) The Mauryan Empire (322–185 BCE) categorised soils and made meteorological observations for agricultural use. Early Common Era – High Middle Ages (200–1200 CE) Water storage systems were designed during this period. Kallanai‚ a dam built

    Premium AgricultureGreen Revolution 684 Words | 3 Pages

    Open Document
  • Agriculture

    1200 – 1300 per 40 Kg* | According to Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) the production target of rice for the current financial year of July 2012-June 2013 has been set to 6.9 million tones. (Source: Pakonomy.com) Sindh Chamber of Agriculture demands intervention to fix the support prices of rice at 1200 per maund. (Source: Dawn‚ Govt. asked to fix support prices; 8th September‚ 2012)*The support price is according to the suggestion by the farmers as the government hasn’t yet decided

    Premium CropsAgricultureHarvest 405 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • agriculture

    Variety Programme (HYVP) – Annual Plans (1966-69) – 3. History and development o seed industry in India – Fourth FYP – Tarai Development f Corporation (TDC) and Indian Society of Seed Technology (ISST) – Fifth FYP – National Commission on Agriculture (NCA) and National Seeds Programme – Sixth FYP – Seventh FVP – New Policy on seed development – Eighth FVP 4. Importance of seed production – seed policy – seed demand forecasting and planning for breeder seed‚ foundation seed and certified

    Premium SeedAgriculture 51508 Words | 207 Pages

    Open Document
Previous
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50