Agriculture Engineering 101 [NOOK Book]

Agriculture Engineering 101

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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
• 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
• 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 techniques

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016467764
  • Publisher: WAGmob
  • Publication date: 7/26/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

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