Recent Advances in Agronomy
In Indian agriculture, crop production system developed over the years had witnessed innovative changes, including introduction of manmade factors in combination with natural resources to affect changes in productivity to meet the demand of food. These manmade factors comprised manipulation in magnitude and type of tillage, time of sowing, selection of crop and varieties and lately in the form of high yielding varieties, nutrients, water, weed management and resource conservation technologies etc. The book will be helpful in fulfilling the objective of holistic knowledge of crops about current trends in crop production for increasing the income of farmers and sustainability to the production system. This book will be useful to the students, teachers and field officers alike pursuing the sacred mission of increasing food availability to the hungry millions.