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Agriculture

What is Agriculture?

  •  The backbone of our Indian Economy.

  • It is a very broad term encompassing all aspects of crop production, livestock farming, fisheries, forestry, etc.

  • It is the most important human economic activity.

  •  The activity of man for the production of food, fiber, fuel, etc. by the optimum use of terrestrial resource i.e. land & water.

    Definition:

    • The word comes from the Latin words ager, means the soil & cultura, means cultivation.

    • “It can be defined as the cultivation and/or production of crop plants or livestock products.”

    • It includes Crop Production, Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science, Agriculture Chemistry & Soil Science, Horticulture, Agril Economics, Agril Engineering, Botany, Plant Pathology, Extension Education and Entomology. Moreover, which develops its separate and distinct branches of agriculture occupying. Now a days place in several Agril Universities in the country.