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Manual on Practical Agricultural Meteorology

H V Nanjappa and B K Ramachandrappa

ISBN 10: 8177543032 / ISBN 13: 9788177543032
Published by Agrobios, Jodhpur, 2007
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Contents 1. Introduction. 2. Crop whether observatory. 3. Weather elements various instruments their installation and maintenance. 4. Calculation of time. 5. Measurements of air temperature and soil temperature. 6. Measurement of atmospheric humidity. 7. Measurement of rainfall. 8. Measurement of wind. 9. Measurement of evaporation. 10. Measurement of solar radiation. 11. Measurement of cloud amount. 12. Preparation of Isohytal and Isothermal Maps. 13. Concept of potential evapotranspiration. 14. Rainfall probability analysis. 15. Study of microclimate. 16. Water budgeting. 17. Synoptic charts and weather reports. Appendix Standard meteorological weeks to be followed (As Per IMD). Selected references. Agriculture and weather are the integral components of crop production system. Successful crop production depends on the prevailing weather conditions at different stages for crop growth. Understanding of the complexity of weather conditions needs the precise measurement of various weather elements for proper interpretation in relation to crop growth and development. The process of measurement involves elaborate arrangements for the establishment of Agrometerological observatory with various weather instruments as per IMD specifications. Further timely recording calculation and the use of this data for forecasting or for the preparation of crop weather bulletins needs thorough knowledge of the science of Agrometeorology. In the recent past there has been revision and reorientation of the syllabus for undergraduates in agriculture horticulture forestry and allied subjects. Further external evaluation component has been included in the examination system. In this context there has been a felt need to develop text books for theory and practical manual for practical as per the syllabus to equip the students and also as a reference material for the course teachers. This book would be useful to the students and all those who are involved in the measurement of weather data. 102 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 65771

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Title: Manual on Practical Agricultural Meteorology

Publisher: Agrobios, Jodhpur

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardbound

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