Understanding the basic principles of agronomy is as much important as that of knowing the latest developments scenario in the field of agriculture. It is strenuous strive to keep pace with the progress of such a vast subject like Agronomy which is in practice throughout the globe. The book is divided in to 15 chapters and which covers comprehensively the updated and revised unified syllabus of principles of agronomy. * Agriculture * Agriculture Heritage * Agronomy and Agroclimatic Zones * Crops and Cropping System * Factors Affecting Crop Production * Soils * Seasons * Systems of Farming * Tillage and Tilth * Seeds and Sowing * Plant Population and Crop Geometry * Weeds * Irrigation * Manures and Fertilizers * Harvesting & Post Harvest Technology.
E. Somasundaram: Professor and Head, Department of Sustainable Organic Agriculture, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India & also Professor of Agronomy, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu M. Mohamed Amanullah: Professor of Agronomy, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.