Harvesting system

Harvesting system
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Drying of paddy

Learning Objective: 

After going through this RLO you will be able to explain the importance of drying of paddy as well as how to do it.

 

 

Reference: 

 Agrawal R L. (1996). Seed Technology: Oxford &IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi.

 Araullo E V, Padua D B, and Graham M. (1976). Rice Postharvest Technology. IDRC, Ottawa, Canada.

Chakraverty A, Majumdar AS, Raghavan GSV, and Ramaswamy HS. (Eds.) (2003). Handbook of Postharvest Technology: Marcel Dekker, N. Y.

 Chakraverty, A. and Paul, S. R. (2001). Postharvest Technology: Cereals, Pulses, Fruits and Vegetables: Science Publishers, Inc., USA.

 Post Harvest Profile of Paddy/Rice. agmarknet.nic.in/rice-paddy-profile_copy.pdf.

 

 

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Weed flora and weed distribution in rice ecosystem

Learning Objective: 

To learn about the Weed flora and weed distribution in Rice ecosystem

Reference: 

Gupta, O.P. 1998.  Weed management - Principles and Practices. Agro Botanical Publishers, Bikaner.

Rao, V.S.1994.  Principles of Weed Science. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

Subramanian, S., A.Mohamed Ali and R.Jayakumar. 1997.  All about weed control. Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi.

C. Chinnusamy, N.K. Prabhakaran P. Janaki K. Govindarajan. 2009. Compium on Weed Science Research in Tamil Nadu (25 years). AICPR-WC, Department of Agronomy, TNAU, Coimbatore - 641 003

K. A.A. Kabeer and V.J. Nair. 2009. Flora of Tamil Nadu- Grasses. Botanical Survey of India, Kolkatta.

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Harvesting and threshing of paddy

Learning Objective: 

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain the harvesting and threshing systems for paddy.
  • Identify the suitable machines for harvesting and threshing of paddy.
Reference: 

Chakraverty A, Majumdar AS, Raghavan GSV, and Ramaswamy HS. (Eds.) 2003. Handbook of Postharvest Technology. Marcel Dekker, N. Y.

Chakraverty, A. and Paul, S. R. 2001. Postharvest Technology: Cereals, Pulses, Fruits and Vegetables. Science Publishers, Inc., USA.

Houston, D. F. 1972. Rice: Chemistry and Technology. Am. Assoc. Cereal Chem., Inc. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Araullo E V, Padua D B, and Graham M. 1976. Rice Postharvest Technology. IDRC, Ottawa, Canada.

Post Harvest Profile of Paddy/Rice. agmarknet.nic.in/rice-paddy-profile_copy.pdf.

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Significance of irrigation scheduling and techniques

Learning Objective: 

* To learn the importance of scheduling of irrigation to crops.

* To learn the detailed methods of scheduling of irrigation along with their merits and limitations.

Reference: 

 

Cambell, S.G. and D.M. Cambell. 1982. Irrigation scheduling using soil moisture measurements. Theory and Practice. Advances in Irrigation. 1: 43-85.

Doorenbos, J. and A.H. Kassam. 1979. Yield response to water. FAO Irrigation and Drainage Paper No. 33. Food and Agriculture Organization of United nations, Rome. 

Hagan, R.M. and J.F. Laborde. 1964. Plants as indicators of need for irrigation. In: Proc. 8th Int. Cong. Soil Sci. Bucharest. Romania, 11: 394-422.

Mishra, R.D. and M. Ahemed. 1990. A practical manual on irrigation. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

Prihar, S.S. and B.S. Sandu. 1987. Irrigation of field crops – Principles and Practices. ICAR, New Delhi.

Sankara Reddi, G.H.. and T. Yellamanda Reddy, 2009. Efficient Use of Irrigation Water. Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.

Yellamanda Reddy, T. and Sankara Reddi, G.H. 1995. Principles of Agronomy. Kalyani Publisher, Ludhiana. 

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DIRECT SEEDING OF RICE (WET AND DRY)

Learning Objective: 

 

 To study the detailed cultivation methods of both dry and wet (direct seeded) rice with their relative merits and demerits.
Reference: 

Bell, M.A., G.F. Patena and D.C. Mendoza. 1998. Drill sowing of pre-germinated rice seeds: effect of rainfall on plant stand. IRRN, 23(2):38.

Chatterje, B.N. and S. Maiti. 1988. Principles and Practices of Rice Growing. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. 

CPG, 2005. Crop production Guide. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore and Commissioner of Agriculture, Chennai, India.

Mohapatra, A.K. 1992. Response of rainfed lowland rice (Oryza sativa) to timing of beushaning and nitrogen management. Indian Journal of Agronomy. 37: 159-160.

Rajendra Prasad, 1999. A text book of Rice Agronomy. Jain Brothers, New Delhi.

Rao, M.V. 1985. Cultural practices for rice. Rice Research in India. Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. 

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Time and stageof harvest and harvesting techniques in crops

Learning Objective: 

* To learn the criteria for Harvesting and maturity symptoms of various Crops.

* To study the Harvest Time,Stage,Methods, and machineries available for Harvesting

Reference: 

 

Dayanand, T.B. and A. Hosein, 1987. Black layer and grain maturity in grain sorghum. Crop Science, 9: 473-476.

Hanuff, J.W. and R.D. Wych. 1982. Visual indication of physiological maturity of hard red spring wheat. Crop Science, 22:584-588.

Reddy, S.R. 2008. Principles of crop production. Kalyani Publisher, Ludhiana.

Yellamanda Reddy, T. and Sankara Reddi, G.H. 1995. Principles of Agronomy. Kalyani Publisher, Ludhiana. 

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