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Reddy, P. Parvatha

Sustainable Intensification of Crop Production

Reddy, P. Parvatha - Sustainable Intensification of Crop Production, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Sustainable Intensification—An Overview
P. Parvatha Reddy

Part II. Minimum Soil Disturbance

2. Conservation Tillage
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3. Agricultural Soil Compaction
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Part III. Permanent Soil Organic Cover

4. Cover/Green Manure Crops
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5. Intercropping
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6. Crop Residue Management
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Part IV. Species Diversification

7. Crop Rotation
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8. Agro-forestry
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Part V. Selection of Suitable Cultivars

9. High-Yielding and Adapted Varieties
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10. Seed Quality, Treatment, Rate, Depth, and Metering
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Part VI. Balanced Plant Nutrition

11. Soil Organic Matter
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12. Application of Manures and Fertilizers
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13. Integrated Nutrient Management
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Part VII. Improved Water Management Practices

14. Micro-Catchment Rainwater Harvesting
P. Parvatha Reddy

15. Micro Irrigation
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16. Deficit Irrigation
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17. Supplemental Irrigation
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Part VIII. Agro-ecological Crop Protection

18. Agro-ecological Pest Management
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19. Cultural Approaches
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20. Habitat Management
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21. Push–Pull Strategy
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Part IX. Careful Management of Farm Machinery

22. Efficient Use of Farm Machinery
P. Parvatha Reddy

Part X. Integrated Crop-Livestock Production

23. Integrated Crop–Livestock Farming Systems
P. Parvatha Reddy

Part XI. The Way Forward

24. Past Experience and Future Scenario
P. Parvatha Reddy

Keywords: Life Sciences, Agriculture, Plant Sciences, Sustainable Development, Conservation Biology/Ecology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
24 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811027024
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-2701-7

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