Agriculture Engineering 101

Agriculture Engineering 101

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WAGmob brings you Simple 'n Easy, on-the-go learning book for "Agriculture Engineering".

The book provides:

Snack sized chapters for easy learning.

Designed for both students and adults.

This book provides a quick summary of essential concepts in Agriculture Engineering by following snack sized chapters:


Principle of Agriculture,
� Plants
� Cultivation of the soil
� Tillage
� Tillage System
� Positive Effects of Tillage
� Negative Effects of Tillage
� Agricultural Chemistry
� Use of Manures
� The process of Germination
� How Leguminous plants obtain their Nitrogen
� Pests
� Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
� Components of IPM
� IPM Methods

Principle of Soil Science,
� Introduction to Soil Processes
� Soil Formation
� Soil Classification
� Soil Colloids
� Soil Reaction
� Water, Aeration and Soil Density
� Soil Organisms and Ecology
� Soil Organic Matter
� Soil Nutrients Management




Horticulture and Crops,
� Horticulture
� Division of Horticulture
� Crops
� Classification of Crops

Farm Implements,
� Soil cultivation
� Planting
� Fertilizing & Pest Control
� Irrigation
� Harvesting / post-harvest
� Hay making

Biotechnology,
� Biotechnology
� Agricultural Biotechnology
� Application of Agricultural Biotechnology
� Advantage of Agricultural Biotechnology
� Disadvantage of Agricultural Biotechnology


Surveying and Levelling I
� Surveying
� Classification based on the Purpose of Plans or Maps
� Classification based on the Instruments or Methods Employed
� Chain Surveying
� Compass Surveying
� Plane Table Surveying
� Triangulation Surveys


Surveying and Levelling II,
� Theodolite Surveying
� What is Leveling?
� Methods of Leveling
� Leveling Staff
� Temporary Adjustments of a Level
� Principles of Direct Leveling
� Some Common Terms Used in Leveling
� Errors in Leveling


Soil Mechanics I,
� Soil Mechanics
� Why mechanics of soils?
� Effective Stress and Capillarity: Hydrostatic Conditions
� Stress in soil


Soil Mechanics II,
� Shear behavior


Environmental Impact,
� Environmental Impact
� Land Transformation and Degradation
� Livestock Issues
� Eutrophication
� Climate change
� Sustainable Agriculture


Wells and Pumps,
� Water Well
� Types of Water Well:
� Dug Well
� Driven Well
� Drilled wells
� Classification of Well
� Contamination of Water Well
� Pump
� Types of Pumps: Positive Displacement Pump
� Impulse Pumps
� Velocity Pumps

Agribusiness,
� Agribusiness
� Objective of Agribusiness
� Analyzing an Agribusiness Venture
� Areas of Agribusiness Management
� Linkage of Management to Agribusiness
� Agribusiness Management
� Planning
� Organizing
� Directing
� Staffing
� Controlling
� Application of Management
� Goal setting in Agribusiness

Post-Harvest and Storage,
� Post-Harvest
� Post-Harvest Steps
� Production Practices
� Harvest Handling
� Pre-Cooling
� Chilling Injury
� Ethylene
� Preventing Moisture Loss
� Sanitation
� Packaging
� Refrigeration
� Storage
� Reasons for Post-Harvest Losses

Irrigation,
� Irrigation
� Irrigation techniques


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016467764
Publisher:
WAGmob
Publication date:
07/26/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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