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COURSES TAUGHT UNDER AGRONOMY SECTION
I CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

S/NO.

COURSE CODE

Course description

CF

L/HRS

P/HRS

TOTAL

 

1

AGRO 0121

Annual crops

3.0

30

30

60

2

AGRO 0111

Principles of crop production

2.0

30

00

30

3

AGRO 0131

Introduction to soil science

3.0

30

30

60

4

AGRO 0112

Crop practicals
(not timetabled)

2.5

00

75

75

5

AGRO 0222

Perennial crops

3.0

30

30

60

6

AGRO 0223

Pasture, fodder production and conservation

3.0

30

30

60

7

AGRO 0224

Organic farming

2.0

15

30

45

8

AGRO 0251

Seed production and certification

1.5

15

15

30

9

AGRO 0252

Agroforestry

2.0

15

30

45

10

AGRO 0271

Field attachment

4.0

00

320

320

 

 

II DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

S/NO.

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CF

L/HRS

P/HRS

TOTAL

1

AGRO 101

Introduction to agriculture

2

30

00

30

2

AGRO 161

Introduction to biotechnology

3.0

30

30

60

3

AGRO 112

Agronomy practices (60 hrs.)

Not timetabled

4

AGRO 211

Principles of crop production

3.0

30

30

60

5

AGRO 222

Forage production and conservation

3.0

30

30

60

6

AGRO 221

Annual crops

3.0

30

30

60

7

AGRO 241

Crop protection

3.0

30

30

60

8

AGRO 231

Fundamentals of soil science

3.0

30

30

60

9

AGRO 351

Principles of crop improvement

3.0

30

30

60

10

AGRO 362

Biodiversity and agric. Biotechnology

3.0

30

30

60

11

AGRO 323

Perennial crops

3.0

30

30

60

12

AGRO 332

Soil fertility and plant nutrition

3.0

30

30

60

13

AGRO 371

Research methods

3.0

30

30

60

14

AGRO 472

Special projects and seminars

2.0

00

60

60

15

AGRO 463

Applied biotechnology

3.0

30

30

60

16

AGRO 452

Seed production and certification

3.0

30

30

60

 

17

AGRO 424

Post-harvest handling of cereal crops

3.0

30

30

60

18

AGRO 433

Organic farming

3.0

30

30

60

19

AGRO 482

Field attachment

At end of each academic year

 

 III SHORT COURSES


1 Mushroom production (on demand)

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