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Code: (AGRO 102)

Language: English

Pages: 118

Author: TNAU

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  • Agriculture Heritage in India
  • Devlopment of Human Culture and Beginning of Agriculture
  • Indus Civilization (3250 BC – 2750 BC)
  • Status of farmers in the society during Indus, Vedic, Buddhist, Mauryan, Gupta and Sangam periods
  • Kautilta’s Artha-Sastra, Agriculture, animal Husbandry, Commodity Trade etc. – Features of Village
  • Agriculture in the sangam Literature of Tamil Nadu
  • Astronomy – Prediction Of Monsoon Rains; Parashara, Varamihira, Panchanga in comparison to modern methods
  • Ancient soil classification and Maintaince of Soil Productivity
  • Water harvesting and irrigation developments during different periods – water storage – distribution and relevance to modern agriculture.
  • Plant Protection in Ancient Period – Ink – Harvesting – Threshing and Storage
  • Crops – Indigenous and Introduced – History of Rice, Sugarcane and Cotton
  • Gardening in Ancient and Medieval Period – Arbori Horticulture – Orchards
  • Traditional Technical Knowledge
  • Vegetable farming – Floriculture– Perfumes and Medicinal Plants
  • Role of cattle and other domestic animals- management of cattle for draught and milk – indigenous breeds
  • Description of Indian civilization and agriculture by travelers from China, Europe and USA
  • Our Journey in Agriculture and Vision for the Future