Principles of Organic Farming | 5th Semester

B.Sc. Agriculture - 5th Semester

Organic farming global scenario, principles and its scope in India; organic produce certificate Initiatives taken by Government (central/state), NGOs, and other organizations for the promotion of organic agriculture.

Organic ecosystem & their concepts; Organic nutrient resources & its fortification; Restrictions to nutrient use in organic farming.

Choice of crops & varieties in organic farming; Fundamentals of insect, pest, disease, & weed management under the organic mode of production.

The operational structure of NPOP; Certification process & standards of organic farming.

Processing, levelling, economic considerations & viability, marketing and export potential of organic products.