This book is intended as a professional basic text book for under graduate level students of organic farming . At the post graduate level also it will be very useful for students of agriculture in particular and farming system. In addition the text book will be a valuable reference on farming system for the candidates appearing in competitive examinations including agricultural research services. The text book covers concepts and relevance of organic farming in present context : organic manures, vermi-composting , green manuring , re-cycling of organic residues , biofertilizers , soil improvement and amendments, sustainable agriculture and integrated farming system. It is a comprehensive basic text book on integrated farming system and will specifically meet out the requirements of the students of agronomy courses being taught at the university.
Dr. S. Krishnaprabhu is graduated in B.Sc., (Agriculture) from Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, where he did his M.Sc. (Ag.) in 2002. He has been working in Annamalai University from 2002, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Agronomy also with specialization in Nutrient Management and Presently, he is Assistant Professor in Agronomy, his specialization is in Nutrient management in crop improvement and he has been teaching courses on principles of agronomy , Irrigation and dry farming Management , Agronomy of field Crops and crop Production to under-graduate students of ten years. He is Supervising to his credit of more than ten numbers of Research Papers Published various international Journals. Also, a widely Accepted to text books entitled , ‘Scientific production of field crops’ are ‘Rice Production’ and value to his name.