Indigenous agricultural implements of India
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Indigenous agricultural implements of India an All-India survey. by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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Published in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Agricultural implements,
  • Agriculture -- India

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 401.

Statement[Chief editor: D. Raghavan]
ContributionsRaghavan, D., ed.
LC ClassificationsSB703 .I5
The Physical Object
Pagination401 p.
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5844088M
LC Control Number62000992

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The type of soils and topographic conditions largely influence the type, size and shape of particular tillage tools/implements. The following is a list of local tools/implements found in various regions of temperate Himalayas. A brief discussion of the most commonly used indigenous implements are given in table 1. Tillage implements. 1. Keywords: Traditional tools, Indigenous tools, Agricultural practices, Tamil Nadu IPC Int. Cl. 8: A01B, A01D, A01F The mechanization of Indian agriculture is in its early stages. Human power still predominates, although it is often augmented by animal and/or mechanical power. Indigenous tools and weapons were basic but well. Agricultural implements - This aspect has been very well discussed in the book entitled ‘History of Technology in India’ published b y Indian National Science Academy. The object is to improve the indigenous agricultural implements, to design new implements and to test them in the field up to the prototype level. After the implements have proved to be useful, the prototypes can be given to the manufacturers both in the public as well as in the private sectors and the implements can then be sold through them.

Traditional tools and implements dominated over the modern equipments in all agricultural activities in Wokha district. About agricultural farmers out of total population involved in all the. 7. Agricultural implements. The excellence of native implements. A detailed description of the various implements in use in Indian agriculture at the end of 19th century may be found in the chapter on ‘Agricultural Implements’ in Mollison (TIA, Vol. I, pp). The . Early agricultural implements-digging stick, hoe, scythe and plough-developed slowly over the centu-ries and each innovation caused profound changes in human life. From early times too, men created indigenous systems of irrigation especially in semi-arid areas and regions of periodic Size: KB. Farm Implements (India) Pvt. Ltd. was established in the year with a mission to serve and improve the standards of agricultural community in India, using the latest and modern equipments available world wide. We are highly developed and well recognized manufacturer in the national as well as international market.

The history of Agriculture in India dates back to Indus Valley Civilization and even before that in some places of Southern India. India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs. As per , agriculture employed more than 50℅ of the Indian work force and contributed 17–18% to country's GDP. In , agriculture and allied sectors like animal husbandry, forestry and fisheries accounted for. able to develop a comprehensive agricultural program. Agriculture Heritage in India Our heritage is unique than any other civilization. As a citizen of India, we must feel proud about our rich cultural heritage. Agriculture in India is not of recent origin, but has a File Size: KB. Balance between indigenous and imports of fertilisers. Nitrogen is the most needed fertilizer in India. 90% of N demand is met through Urea. India is 2nd largest consumer of Urea. Imports 25% of itsdemand Fertilisers consumption kg per ha (was 1 kg per ha inearly 50s) Pakistan kg/ ha, Japan , Ireland +, Malaysia +, Netherland File Size: KB. J. Mollison, who later became the first Inspector-General of Agriculture in India, published in a volume ‘Text Book of Indian Agriculture’. Like Voelcker, Mollison stressed the suitability of the implements used traditionally in Indian conditions.