logging in or signing up CROP PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT CLASS 8 lunamaevivek Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 4735 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 26, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 3 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide 1: CROP PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT\\: \\ The term crop is used to describe plants of the same kind that are grown in quantities .\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\: \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Plants that are planted during the rainy season are called kharif crops. Crops that grow during the winter season are called rabi crops.\\\\: \\\\ Many activities are performed before cultivating a crop, which are termed as agricultural practices.Slide 5: Soil preparation Means loosening the soil or turning it.Slide 6: Earthworms decompose plant and animal waste, and thereby benefit the soil by increasing the humus and nutrient level in it.Slide 7: Ploughs have been in use since ancient times for tilling soil, adding manure and fertilisers , and for scraping of soil.Slide 8: Depending upon the animals available on a farm, Cows , buffalo's ,horses and camels used to pull ploughs .Slide 9: A plank is used to break the crumbs into fine soil. The next step is to level the soil with the help of a leveller.Slide 10: Ploughs were made from wood . Nowadays , iron ploughs have become more popular . Earlier, a hoe was used for tilling, but these days we use it only to remove weeds.Slide 11: Healthy seeds contain more nutrients.Slide 12: Seed selection is done by soaking the seeds in a beaker containing water.Slide 13: Modern seed drills sow seeds at a proper depth and distance, and cover them with a layer of soil, keeping them well out of a bird’s reach.Slide 14: The traditional seed drill contains a funnel-shaped container, from where the seeds pass and get placed into the soil. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.