The book entitled “Tactics of Being An Agripreneur-Learning the Rope” is the compilation of chapter received from Scientists of Kerala Agricultural University (Thrissur), Central Tuber Crop Research Institiute (Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (Wayanad), Institute of Management in Government (Thiruvananthapuram) and Chief Executive Officer, Kerala Startup Mission (Thiruvananthapuram). It comprises different aspects of agripreneurship viz. The Enterpreneurial Process Approach , Agri Clinics and Agri Business Centres, Project Formulation, Traits of Enterpreneurs such as Stress Management, Conflict Management, Problem Solving and Decision Making , Time Management, High-Tech Agriculture, Farmiliarisation of field crops, Farm Mechanization, Guidelines for Farming on House Terrace , Mediculture in Kerala , Plant Propagation Techniques, Quality Planting Material Production in Coconut, Fodder Production Technology, Weed Management, Plant Protection Equipments, New Generation Insecticides, Microbial Inoculants for crop disease Management and Nutrition , Rice-Life Line of Kerala , Pests of Major crops, Vermicomposting and Coirpith Composting for Income Generation, Integrated Nutrient Management for Sustaining Soil Health AND Quality , Nutrient Deficiency Disorders in Plants , Rainshelter – A Low Cost Technology for off Season Vegetable Cultivation , Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetable – Prospects for Entrepreneurs, Jackfruit Products Suiting Urban Lifestyles, Apiculture, sericulture, mushroom cultivation, value Addition in Coconut and Multi-Level Participatory Farming (MLPF): A Model for Reviving Agri-Preneurship in Kerala. This book will be a ready reference for the entrepreneurs who wish to start a business in agriculture and allied sector and help them to enhance their personal traits . This book will also be a reference material for agricultural students throughout India as it describes various dimensions of crop production , crop protection and crop improvement by the eminent scientists of Kerala Agricultural University.
Dr. G.S. Sreedaya, Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) , Kerala Agricultural University, Department of Agricultural Extension , College of Agriculture , Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram – 695522, Kerala.
Dr. A. Anil Kumar, Faculty Dean, Kerala Agricultural University, College of Agriculture , Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram – 695522, Kerala.
Dr. B. Seema, Professor & Head, ADE (SZ), Kerala Agricultural University, Department of Agricultural Extension , College of Agriculture , Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram – 695522, Kerala.