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Course Name Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management
Program BSc. (Hons.) Agriculture
Semester VI
Credits 2
Year Taught 2019
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Coimbatore


Rainfed agriculture: Introduction, types, history of rainfed agriculture and watershed in India. Soil and water conservation techniques, drought: types, effect of water deficit on physio-morphological characteristics of the plants. Crop adaptation and mitigation to drought; Water harvesting: importance, its techniques. Efficient utilization of water through soil and crop management practices. Management of crops in rainfed areas. Contingent crop planning for aberrant weather conditions.

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