By Engr. Segun R. Bello
Thus the publication gave a narrowed outlook of agricultural engineering basics, which isn't sufficient for supplying proper info in perform with agricultural engineering heritage project in any respect degrees of engineering education within the college, polytechnic and faculties.
Hence, the ebook has passed through significant experiences in line with feedbacks from readers and the scope has been enlarged in scopes and packaged in 2 quantity titles (11 chapters in quantity I and nine chapters in quantity II). quantity (I) has 3 elements that addresses basic elements of agricultural engineering:
Part 1 has six chapters comprising of agricultural engineering improvement, concerns on agricultural mechanization, administration of engineering utilities, economics of desktop use, farm energy and agricultural equipment and improvement.
Part 2, in three chapters, addresses all features of web site surveying, land clearing undertakings and landform improvement, quite a few agricultural practices, and tillage operations.
Part three has 2 chapters on crop planting operations and institution practices. a number of planting styles and features, apparatus kinds and planter part descriptions are beneficial properties x-rayed during this part. Chapters 10 and eleven dwells a lot on publish planting operations concerning crop thinning, fertilizer program, pest and weed keep watch over programme, and new improvement in chemical and fertilizer software in addition to built-in pest regulate administration.
The scope of agricultural perform is inexhaustible and that informs a continuing improvement and enlargement of data as developments takes place.
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