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Evergreen Revolution in Agriculture for Economic Upliftment of Farmers

Evergreen Revolution in Agriculture for Economic Upliftment of Farmers

by Reddy, P. P.

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  • Year: 2022
  • Paperback/Hardbound: Hardbound
  • ISBN: 9789391063078
  • Language: English

The present book on “Evergreen Revolution in Agriculture for Economic Ufliftment of Farmers” outlines a new paradigm which aims to produce more from the same area of land, through increasing efficiency and reducing waste, while conserving resources, reducing negative impacts on the environment and enhancing the provision of ecosystem services.

The book is divided into six sections. The first section deals with an overview of evergreen revolution in agriculture for economic ufliftment of farmers. The role of varietal improvement including genetically modified crops: A mega factor in productivity enhancement has been dealt in section two. The third section deals with productivity enhancing technologies like optimum crop density, efficient water management, integrated nutrient management, fertigation, plant bioregulators, protected cultivation, precision agriculture, diversification towards high-value crops, and integrated farming systems to enhance farmers’ income. Crop protection technologies for management of insect pests, disease pathogens, nematode parasites, and weeds are dealt with in section four. The fifth section deals with prevention of post-harvest losses through handling, storage, processing, and marketing. The aspects such as renewable energy for agriculture, transfer of technology, policy considerations and the road map ahead are discussed in the final section. The book is extensively illustrated with excellent quality photographs enhancing the quality of publication. The book is written in lucid style, easy to understand language along with adoptable management recommendations involving eco-friendly practices.

This book will be of immense value to scientific community involved in teaching, research and extension activities related to strategies for evergreen revolution for enhancing farmers’ income. The material can be used for teaching post-graduate courses. The book can also serve as a very useful reference to policy makers and practicing farmers.