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Course Name Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture
Program BSc. (Hons.) Agriculture
Semester VI
Credits 2
Year Taught 2019
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Coimbatore


Green house technology: Introduction, types of green houses; plant response to green house environment, planning and design of greenhouses, design criteria of green house for cooling and heating purposes. Green house equipments, materials of construction for traditional and low cost green houses. Irrigation systems used in greenhouses, solar green house, hot air green house heating systems, green house drying. Drying and dehydration; moisture measurement, EMC, drying theory, various drying method, commercial grain dryer (deep bed dryer, flat bed dryer, tray dryer, fluidized bed dryer, recirculatory dryer and solar dryer).

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