|Basic engineering science relevant to agriculture, soil systems and water.
Soil tillage. Agricultural machinery: tractors, rotovators, mechanical planters and harvesters, and fertigators. Tractor Technology. Field mechanisation. Pesticide sprayers and fertiliser applicators. Water logging and drainage. Introductory remote sensing, and GIS.
Irrigation systems: Equipment and operation. Soil moisture and soil moisture characteristic curves. Evapotranspiration and net water requirements. Soil water movement. Infiltrationrate. Hydraulic conductivity of soil. Nuclear methods of soil moisture determination. Irrigation systems: surface, overhead irrigation and drip irrigation. Planning and design of various irrigation systems based on soil water plant climate relationships. Use and maintenance of irrigation systems.
Farm structures and farm buildings. Farm roads. Waste management technology. Introduction to controlled environment technology: control of temperatures, humidity, light and other variables in agricultural, including livestock buildings and horticultural building and the instrumentation connected therewith.
Administrative assistant: Kajol Jogarah