COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Principles of Organic Farming
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
6
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus: 
Coimbatore

'Principles of Organic Farming' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Syllabus:

Organic farming, principles and its scope in India. Organic ecosystem and their concepts. Organic nutrient resources and its fortification. Restrictions to nutrient use in organic farming. Choice of crops and varieties in organic farming; Fundamentals of insect, pest, disease and weed management under organic mode of production. Certification process and standards of organic farming. Processing, leveling, economic considerations and viability, marketing and export potential of organic products.