|Basic engineering science relevant to agriculture, soil-water-plant relationship. Irrigation systems: Equipment and operation. Soil moisture and soil moisture characteristic curves. Irrigation systems: surface, overhead irrigation and drip irrigation. Planning and design of various irrigation systems based on soil-water-plant-climate relationships. Use, operation and maintenance of irrigation systems. Water logging and drainage. Rain water harvesting systems. Soil tillage and implements. Agricultural machinery: tractors, rotovators, mechanical planters and harvesters, and fertigators. Tractor Technology. Power sources. Field mechanisation. Pesticide sprayers and fertiliser applicators. Introductory remote sensing, and GIS. Farm structures and farm buildings. Farm roads. Waste management technology. Introduction to controlled environment technology in livestock and horticultural structures.
Administrative assistant: Kajol Jogarah