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Farming system: definition, scope and characteristics, classification, historical development of farming systems in India under different situations.
Concepts and components of farming systems, interaction between components; cropping system, complementary and competitive interaction; effect of preceding crops and associated crops.
Indices for evaluation for cropping system; agronomic requirements in management of cropping system; sustainable agriculture, role of farming systems in sustainable agriculture, integrated farming systems, factors governing choice and size of enterprises and resources allocation in integrated farming system.
Models of integrated farming systems for irrigated ecosystems and rain fed ecosystems; importance and role of IFS’s in organic farming, low input sustainable agriculture and low cost agricultural technologies.
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Preparation of cropping system for different farming situations having varying resource availability;
working out input requirement and preparation of calendar of operations;
case studies on integrated farming systems and development of IFS for different resource situations;
calculation of economics of different farming system models
|visit to different units of IFS in different agro climatic zones of Haryana||5||Desirable to know|
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Integrated Farming Systems (Paper Code: 17010712)
- Integrated Farming Systems (Paper Code: 17010712)