Basics of Agriculture for Engineers: Building a Strong Foundation

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Basics of Agriculture for Engineers: Building a Strong Foundation Description

The "Basics of Agriculture for Engineers" course is a comprehensive program tailored for engineering professionals who want to gain a solid understanding of agriculture's core principles, practices, and their applications in engineering contexts. This course provides a unique opportunity to bridge the knowledge gap between engineering and agriculture, enabling engineers to contribute effectively to the rapidly evolving fields of agritech and precision agriculture.

Course Highlights:

1. Soil Science

(A) Definition and Origin of Soil

(B) Rocks and Minerals

(C) Soil Forming Process

(D) Classification of Soil

(E) Physical Properties of Soil

(F) Soil Organic Colloids

(G) Soil Organic Matters

(H) Irrigation Water Quality

(I) Soil Reaction

(J) Essential Plant Nutrients

(K) Inorganic Fertilizers

(L) Methods of Fertilizer Application to Crops

2. Agronomy

(A) Definition and Scope of Agronomy

(B) Classification of Crops

(C) Effect of Weather Parameters on Crop Growth and Development

(D) Tillage and Tilth

(E) Soil-Water Plant Relationship

(F) Weed Management

(G) Cropping Systems

3. Horticulture

(A) Definition and Scope of Horticulture

(B) Planting Methods

(C) Nursery Raising Techniques

(D) Propagation Methods

(E) Training and Pruning

(F) Irrigation Methods and Fertigation

(G) Post Harvest Practices of Horticultural Crops

(H) Management of Orchards

(I) Extraction and Storage of Vegetable (Tomato) Seeds

4. Differentiation Between Agricultural Terms

(A) Soil Fertility and Soil Productivity

(B) Acid Soil and Saline Soil

(C) Saline Soil and Alkaline Soil

(D) Intercropping and Mixed Cropping

(E) Intercropping and Relay Cropping

(F) Mixed Forming and Mixed Cropping

(G) Weather and Climate

(H) Pruning and Training

(I) Grafting and Budding

(J) Irrigation and Fertigation

5. Role of Agricultural Engineering in Agriculture

What You Need For This Course?

  • Access to Smart Phone / Computer
  • Good Internet Speed (Wifi/3G/4G)
  • Good Quality Earphones / Speakers
  • Basic Understanding of English
  • Dedication & Confidence to clear any exam

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