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Course Name Hi-tech. Horticulture
Program BSc. (Hons.) Agriculture
Semester V
Credits 3
Year Taught 2019
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Coimbatore


Introduction & importance; Nursery management and mechanization; micro propagation of horticultural crops; modern field preparation and planting methods, protected cultivation: advantages, controlled conditions, method and techniques, micro irrigation systems and its components; EC, pH based fertilizer scheduling, canopy management, high density orcharding. Components of precision farming: remote sensing, geographical information system (GIS), differential geo-positioning system (DGPS), variable rate applicator (VRA), application of precision farming in horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops); mechanized harvesting of produce.

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