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Package of Practices Recommendations: Crops

14th Edition, Kerala Agricultural University, 2011

Foreword


Contents

 

Cereals and millets Spices and condiments Oil seeds Vegetables
Pulses Beverages and stimulants Agroforestry Cucurbitaceous vegetables
Tubers Fodder crops Ornamental plants Solanaceous vegetables
Commercial crops Green manure crops Fruits Cool season vegetables
Others Medicinal and aromatic plants Appendices



Cereals and millets
  Rice
  Maize
  Ragi
  Sorghum
Pulses
  Black gram
  Cowpea
  French bean
  Green gram
  Green pea
  Horse gram
  Red gram
  Soybean
Tubers
  Elephant foot yam
  Colocasia
  Greater yam
  Lesser yam
  White yam
  Sweet potato
  Tapioca
  Coleus
 
Commercial crops
  Cashew
  Cotton
  Rubber
  Sugarcane
 
Oil seeds
  Coconut
  Groundnut
  Oil palm
  Sesame
 
Spices and condiments
  Cardamom
  Cinnamon
  Clove
  Vanilla
  Ginger
  Mango ginger
  Nutmeg
  Pepper
  Turmeric
  Camboge
  Tamarind
 
Beverages and stimulants
  Arecanut
  Betel vine
  Cocoa
  Coffee
  Tea
  Tobacco
 
Vegetables
  Amaranth
  Okra
  
Cucurbitaceous vegetables
  Bitter gourd
  Snake gourd
  Cucumber and oriental pickling melon
  Water melon
  Bottle gourd
  Pumpkin
  Ash gourd
 
Solanaceous vegetables
  Brinjal
  Chilli
  Tomato
 
Cool season vegetables
  Cabbage
  Cauliflower
  Carrot
  Beet root
  Radish
  Potato
  Garlic
  Minor vegetables
  Waiting period for insecticides on vegetable
  Non-chemical control of pests of vegetable
  Tips for vegetable seed production
 
Fruits
  Banana
  Guava
  Indian gooseberry
  Jack
  Mandarin orange
  Mango
  Papaya
  Pineapple
  Sapota
  West Indian cherry
  Apple
 
Ornamental plants
  Anthurium
  Orchids
  Jasmine
  Gladiolus
  Tuberose
  Crossandra
  Marigold
  China aster
 
Medicinal and aromatic plants
  Eucalyptus
  Kacholam
  Lemongrass

  Palmarosa

  Vetiver
  Chethikoduveli
  Neela amari
  Chengazhinirkizhangu
  Kasthurimanjal
  Chittaratha
  Black Musli
  Holostemma
  Asoka
  Strychnine Tree
  Thippali
  Neem
  Pathimugam
  Chittadalotakam
  Koovalam
  Thulasi
  Karinochi
  Kattarvazha
  Arrow Root
  Dantappala
  Brahmi
 
Fodder crops
  Guinea grass
  Gamba grass
  Setaria grass
  Hybrid Napier
  Para grass
  Congosignal grass
 
Fodder Trees
  Subabul
  Hedge lucerne
  Agathi
  Shevri
 
Fodder Legumes
  Fodder cowpea
  Stylo
 
Fodder Cereals
  Fodder maize
  Fodder sorghum
 
Green manure crops
  Sunn hemp
  Daincha
  Wild indigo
  Indigo
 
Green Leaf manure crops
  Gliricidia
  Subabul
  Cassia
 
Agroforestry
  Agroforestry
  Ailanthus
  Casuarina
  Eucalyptus
  Mangium
  Teak
  Thorny bamboo
  Wild jack
  Rosewood
  Sandal
  Kampakam
  Irul
  Mahagony
  Thembavu
  Venga
  Chadachi
  Punna
  Agroforestry system
 
Others
  Agro-ecological zones of Kerala
  Composting: Vermicompost and coirpith compost
  Biofertilizers
  Guidelines for maximizing fertilizer use efficiency
  Beekeeping
  Sericulture
  Rodents and their control
  Biocontrol of salvinia
  Biocontrol agents against plant pathogens
  Soil solarization
  Mushroom

  Tissue culture propagation of crops

  Keeping quality of fruits and vegetables
  Low cost technology for irrigation
  Farm machinery suitable for Kerala
 
Appendices
  01. Agroclimatic classification of Kerala
  02. Average nutrient content of common manures and fertilizers
  03. Neutralizing value of liming materials
  04. Conversion of nutrients (kg/ha) to common fertilizers (kg/ha)
  05. Guide for mixing fertilizers
  06. Calculation of insecticide and fungicide formulation
  07. Home made insecticidal preparations - Kerosene Emulsion
  08. Preparation of Common fungicides
  09. Fumigants and its use
  10. Pesticide guide
  11. Details of Pesticides available in the market
  12. List of Pesticides /Pesticide formulation banned in India

  13. Annexure to G.O. (MS) No. 123/2011/Agri. dated 12-05-2011 Substitutes for pesticides banned by Govt. of Kerala vide

        G.O.  (MS) No. 116/2011/Agri. dated 7-5-2011 (Interim Recommendations)

  14. Ad Hoc recommendation for management of secondary and micro nutrients

  15. Institutions under KAU


Citation:
Kerala Agricultural University. 2011. Package of Practices Recommendations: Crops.

14th Edition. Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur. 360p.