News - January 2,2018
Department of Agronomy.
Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil College of Agriculture.Read More
Ph. D. (Agri.) Agronomy
This is the prime department dealing with fundamentals of crops and different agro techniques of crop production viz. seeds, sowing. Varieties / hybrids, manures and fertilizers, weeds and their management, soil water conservation techniques and irrigation water management. Various dry land/irrigated cropping and farming systems including organic farming under different weather conditions. Weather parameters viz. rainfall, temperature sunshine hours, relative humidity, wind velocity, water evaporation in relation to crops and their stages are studied.
1. To provide leadership in crop and cropping system-based agronomic research by developing new concepts and approaches of sustainable crop production.
2. To develop appropriate crop production technologies to enhance the production and productivity of major cropping systems on a sustainable basis.
3. To provide extension teacher and develop human resources.