Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Agricultural Sciences
The practice and science of cultivating plants along with livestock is known as agriculture. Innovative practices and technological developments in the field of agriculture have resulted in increased crop yields and a better quality of crop. Agricultural technology refers to the technology and techniques which are used to control the growth and harvesting of agricultural products. Some of these techniques are tilling, soil fertilization, green manuring, composting, liming, etc. The machinery used in agriculture also falls in this category. It includes equipment such as bale wrapper, chaff cutter, manure spreader, drum chopper, mower, swayer, etc. Agricultural technology aims to design advanced agricultural machinery and structures to improve the sustainability and efficacy of agricultural practices. This book strives to provide a fair idea about this discipline and to help develop a better understanding of the latest advances within this field. The various advancements in agricultural technology are glanced at and their applications as well as ramifications are looked at in detail. This book is a vital tool for all researching and studying agricultural science.