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Course Co-ordinated by IIT Kanpur
Coordinators
 
Prof. J. R. Yadav
CSA University, Kanpur

 
Dr. Sharwan Kumar Shukla
IIT Kanpur

 
Dr. Vinod Kumar
IIT Kanpur

 

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Course content encompasses Kharif & Rabi season crops, and gives a detailed description of the general practices for the maintenance of crops. The course has been designed on the basis of class 11& 12 syllabus for agriculture subject of U P Board.

Week 1.

a. Crops and their classification
Definition of crop, classification of crops
b. Importance of Vegetable
Importance of vegetables and their classification
c. Irrigation management
System of irrigation, method of irrigation and critical period of water requirement .
d. Principle of crop rotation
Crop rotation, concept of crop rotation and crop rotation followed in different tracts of Uttar Pradesh.

Week 2.

a. Cereal crop production practices
Paddy, Sorghum, Pearl millet and Maize crop production.
i. Paddy crop production
Paddy crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer, irrigation,
weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
ii. Sorghum crop production
Sorghum crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iii. Pearl millet crop production
Pearl millet crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iv. Maize crop production crop production
Maize crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed control,
disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.

Week 3.

b. Pulses crops production practices
Pigeon pea, Green gram, Black gram and Cowpea crop production.
i. Pigeon pea crop production
Pigeon pea crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
ii. Green gram crop production
Green gram crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iii. Black gram crop production
Black gram crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iv. Cow pea crop production crop production
Cow pea crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.

Week 4.

c. Oilseed crops production practices
Groundnut, Sesame, Soybean and Sunflower crop production.
i. Groundnut crop production
Groundnut crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
ii. Sesame gram crop production
Sesame crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iii. Soybean crop production
Soybean crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iv. Sunflower crop production crop production
Sunflower crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed
control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.

Week 5.

d. Fruit crops production practices
Mango, Guava, Banana and Papaya crop production.
i. Mango crop production
Mango crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer, irrigation,
weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
ii. Guava crop production
Guava crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer, irrigation,
weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iii. Banana crop production
Banana crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer,
irrigation, weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iv. Papaya crop production crop production
Papaya crop variety field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer, irrigation,
weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.  

Week 6.

e. Vegetable crops production practices
Tomato, Brinjal, Chilli and Okra crop production.
i. Tomato crop production
Tomato crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer,
irrigation, weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
ii. Brinjal crop production
Brinjal crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer, irrigation,
weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iii. Chilli crop production
Chilli crop variety, field preparation, seed and sowing/transplanting, manure and fertilizer, irrigation,
weed control, disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.
iv. Okra crop production crop production
Okra crop variety field preparation, seed and sowing, manure and fertilizer, irrigation, weed control,
disease control, insect control, harvesting and yield.

S. No.

Crop Groups

Name of the topic

Video length (minutes)

Name of the instructor

 

 

1.

 

Irrigation and irrigation needs

8:00

Dr. S. K. Shukla

Source of Irrigation

5:00

Dr. S. K. Shukla

Importance of crops and classification

15:00

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Crop rotation principle

10:00

Dr. V. Kumar

Importance of vegetable and classification

15:00

Dr. J. R. Yadav

2.

Cereal crop

Paddy crop production

11:03

Dr. S. K. Shukla

Sorghum crop production

5:02

Dr. V. Kumar

Pearl millet crop production

10:23

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Maize crop production

12:20

Dr. J. R. Yadav

3.

Pulses crop

Pigeon pea crop production

9:58

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Green gram crop production

5:24

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Black gram crop production

5:30

Dr. V. Kumar

Cowpea crop production

7:34

Dr. S. K. Shukla

4.

Oilseed crop

Groundnut crop production

12:52

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Sesame crop production

4:55

Dr. V. Kumar

Soybean crop production

11:50

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Sunflower crop production

9:45

Dr. S. K. Shukla

5.

Fruit crop

Mango crop production

17:33

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Guava crop production

17:57

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Banana crop production

11:21

Dr. S. K. Shukla

Papaya crop production

8:23

Dr. V. Kumar

6.

Vegetable crop

Tomato crop production

8:27

Dr. V. Kumar

Brinjal crop production

12:54

Dr. S. K. Shukla

Chili crop production

12:15

Dr. J. R. Yadav

Okra crop production

13:38

Dr. J. R. Yadav

 

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The content of the course has been taken from the book "Intermediate Agronomy part I and Intermediate Agronomy part II ", which has been published by the Bharat Bharti Publication & Company, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India? Handbook of Agriculture and Handbook of Horticulture published by ICAR, New Delhi ; Krishi Gyan Manjush, Kharif Faslo ki Saghan Paddhatiya, Rabi Faslo ki Saghan Paddhatiya and Zaid Faslo ki Saghan Paddhatiya published by UP. Agriculture Department.


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