logging in or signing up CROP PROTECTION MANAGEMENT - ppt presentation kunjava.vaava Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 4671 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (2) Dislike it (2) Added: September 14, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description A POWER POINT PRESENTATION BASED ON THE CHAPTER 'FOOD RESOURCES '...THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO WORKED FOR IT'S SUCCESS Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript IMPROVEMENT IN FOOD RESOURCES : IMPROVEMENT IN FOOD RESOURCES CROP PROTECTION MANAGEMENT : CROP PROTECTION MANAGEMENT Crop protection management in detail… : Crop protection management in detail… Crop protection management is the branch of horticulture concerned with protecting crops from pests ,insects, weeds ,diseases and theft. It encompasses 1.Pesticide-based :approaches such as cover crops ,trap crops and beetle banks. 2.Barrier –based : approaches such as agro textiles and bird netting. 3.Animal psychology -based : approaches such as bird scarers. 4.Biotechnology – based : approaches such as plant breeding and genetic modification. Cause of crop infection ,Pests : Cause of crop infection ,Pests Field crops are infested with a variety of pests. A pest is any destructive organism which causes great economic loss by destroying crop plants or products obtained from them. These include bacteria weeds ,insects, rodents, fungi etc. If these pests are not controlled at appropriate time then they can damage the crops to the extent of 50% to 70 %. Methods of controlling pests : Methods of controlling pests There are various methods by which insects and diseases can be controlled .The most common effective method is pesticide and biocide which include insecticide , weedicide and fungicide. These help in removing weeds ,insects, mites, rodents , fungi , nematodes , bacteria and other pests. Pests control measures also include: : Pests control measures also include: Using resistant varieties Heat resistant variety Cold resistant variety enemies in the crop field : enemies in the crop field Begrada bugs aphids xanthium weed parthenium weed Weed control measures : Weed control measures Mechanical removal of weeds like hoeing . Preventive methods like seed bed preparation , timely sowing of crops , intercropping, crop rotation ,deep summer ploughing etc. summer ploughing timely sowing Crop rotation STORAGE OF GRAINS : STORAGE OF GRAINS FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR STORAGE LOSSES ARE: BIOTIC-Insects , rodents, fungi, mites, and bacteria. ABIOTIC-Inappropriate moisture and temperatures in the place of storage . Impact of poor storage on food grains : Impact of poor storage on food grains These factors may cause degradation in quality, loss in weight , poor germ inability , discolouration of produce ,all leading to POOR MARKETABILITY. CONTROLLING POOR STORAGE : CONTROLLING POOR STORAGE Preventive and control measures are used before grains are stored for future use. They include strict cleaning of the produce before storage ,proper drying of the produce first in sun and then in shade ,and fumigation using chemicals that can kill pests. Group members : Group members AISWARYA K.S NEEMA BABY JEENA .M. VARGHESE DIVYA KURIAKOSE ARUN SADASIVAN MUHAMMED FAYAZ ELDHOSE PAUL Slide 13: THANK YOU You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.