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Agronomy is a prime branch of agricultural sciences which deals with principles of and practices of soil, water and crop management. The department of Agronomy offers courses at Graduate level in crop production, agrometeorology, rainfed agriculture, agroforestry, farming system and organic farming. Agronomy focuses on newer and improved ways of performing agriculture.


i.To disseminate knowledge and understanding of plant and environment, together with agricultural practices aimed at higher productivity

ii.To develop technologies for better soil, water and crop management

iii.To obtain maximum production at minimum cost

iv.To conduct research on scientific cultivation of crops taking into account the effects of factors like soil, climate, and variety of crop and adjust production techniques suitably depending on the situation

Courses Offered

1) Fundamentals of Agronomy

2) Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology and Climate Change

3) Educational and Industrial Study Tour 1

4) Principles and Practices of Crop Production during Kharif season

5) Principles and Practices of Crop Production during Rabi season

6) Principles and Practices of Farming Systems, Sustainable Agriculture and Precision Farming

7) Principles and Practices of Rainfed Agriculture and Watershed Management

8) RAWEP - Field Crop Production

9) Principles and Practices of Natural Farming

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