Irrigation

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Irrigation is the process by which water is brought to dry land through artificial means, such as pipes, hoses or ditches. The land that is being irrigated usually contains crops, grass or vegetation that would not usually receive enough water

Advantages of manure

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Advantages of manure: 1) Manure in the form of animal dung is being used as fertilizer in farming for many centuries, it improves the soil structure. 2) It helps hold more water and nutrients in the soil and makes the

Manure and Fertilizers

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Manures – Manures are used in fields because they add humus to the soil which restores the soil texture,for better retention of water and aeration of the soil. They also prevent water logging in clay soil. Fertilizers- They are used

Tools for sowing

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“Traditional tool for sowing: The tools used traditionally used for sowing seeds is shaped like a funnel the seeds are filled in funnel and they go down from two or three pipes having sharp ends the seeds which are gone

Sowing

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Sowing is the process of planting seeds. Hand sowing or (planting) is the process of casting handfuls of seed over prepared ground, or broadcasting. Usually, a drag, a swan-neck hoe or harrow is employed to incorporate the seed into the

Agricultural Implements

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The plough is a tool (or machine) used in farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed or planting to loosen or turn the soil. Ploughs are traditionally drawn by working animals such as horses or cattle,

Preparation of soil

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Agricultural preparation of soil by mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring, and overturning. Examples of human-powered tilling methods using hand tools include shovelling, picking, mattock work, hoeing, and raking. Examples of draft-animal-powered or mechanized work include ploughing,

Types of crop

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“There are two types of crops. 1) Kharif crops or monsoon crops are domesticated plants cultivated and harvested during the rainy (monsoon) season in the South Asia, which lasts between April and October depending on the area. Main kharif crops

Crop

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A crop is any cultivated plant, fungus, or alga that is harvested for food, clothing, livestock fodder, biofuel, medicine, or other uses. In contrast, animals that are raised by humans are called livestock, except those that are kept as pets.

Agricultural Practices

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Agricultural Practices means the steps involved in agriculture which can be seen generally been done by farmers and gardeners. Agricultural practices such as irrigation, crop rotation, fertilizers, pesticides and animals were developed long ago, but have made great strides in

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