By Engr. Segun R. Bello
Thus the booklet gave a narrowed outlook of agricultural engineering basics, which isn't enough for delivering appropriate info in perform with agricultural engineering historical past venture in any respect degrees of engineering education within the collage, polytechnic and schools.
Hence, the ebook has passed through significant stories in keeping with feedbacks from readers and the scope has been enlarged in scopes and packaged in 2 quantity titles (11 chapters in quantity I and nine chapters in quantity II). quantity (I) has 3 components that addresses basic facets of agricultural engineering:
Part 1 has six chapters comprising of agricultural engineering improvement, matters on agricultural mechanization, administration of engineering utilities, economics of computer use, farm energy and agricultural equipment and improvement.
Part 2, in three chapters, addresses all points of website surveying, land clearing undertakings and landform improvement, a number of agricultural practices, and tillage operations.
Part three has 2 chapters on crop planting operations and institution practices. quite a few planting styles and features, gear varieties and planter part descriptions are gains x-rayed during this part. Chapters 10 and eleven dwells a lot on put up planting operations concerning crop thinning, fertilizer software, pest and weed keep an eye on programme, and new improvement in chemical and fertilizer software in addition to built-in pest keep an eye on administration.
The scope of agricultural perform is inexhaustible and that informs a continuing improvement and growth of data as developments takes place.
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