Best Books – Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology along with reviews.

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1. “Agricultural Meteorology” by Rao and Prasada

“Agricultural Meteorology” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers working in the field of meteorology. The chapters included in this book are: Precipitation, Radiation, Temperature, General Circulation, atmospheric moisture, Monsoons, Weather and Crops, Agro Climatic Classification, disease outbreaks, climate change, remote sensing, and geographic index of other countries.

2. “Principles of Agricultural Meteorology” by Mote

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“Principles of Agricultural Meteorology” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers exploring the field of agricultural meteorology. The chapters covered in this book include: Meteorology, Agricultural meteorology, solar radiation, air temperature, wind and pressure, condensation, precipitation, indian monsoon, drought, weather and forecasting and agromet advisory services, micrometeorology, remote sensing, crop modelling, global warming and climate change, agrometeorological observatory, measurement of air and soil temperature, measurement of rainfall, measurement of evaporation rate, measurement of wind, measurement of bright sunshine hours and radiation, measurement of atmospheric pressure, measurement of relative humidity, study of automatic weather station, and preparation of synoptic charts. Selected references and objective questions are also provided in the end.

3. “Textbook Of Agricultural Meteorology” by M C Varshneya

“Textbook Of Agricultural Meteorology” Book Review:This book is designed for researchers exploring the field of agricultural meteorology. The contents enclosed in this book are: Introduction, Atmosphere, Radiation, Air Temperature, Soil Temperature, Air Pressure, Atmospheric Moisture, Clouds, their Types and Classification, Rainfall, Soil Moisture, Evapotranspiration, Climate and Crop Production, Weather in the Incidence of Pests and Diseases, Drought, Climatic Classification, Weather Forecasting, Remote Sensing, Crop Modelling and its Applications Annexures. Index is also provided in the end for reference.

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4. “Agriculture General Knowledge” by O P Rajput

“Agriculture General Knowledge” Book Review: This book is helpful for people who want to gain some general knowledge on agriculture. The chapters covered in this book are as follows: General (Fundamental Agriculture Knowledge), Agriculture Meteorology, Agronomy, Agriculture Chemistry & Soil Science, Horticulture (Fruits, Flowers & Vegetables), Genetics, Plant Breeding, Agro-Bio-Technology & Genetic Engineering, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Veterinary Science, Environment, Pollution & Forests, Miscellaneous Agriculture & Formulae used in Agriculture, New Introduction in Agriculture.

5. “Manual on Practical Agricultural Meteorology” by H V and B K

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“Manual on Practical Agricultural Meteorology” Book Review: This book would be helpful for people who want a hand at practice on agricultural , Weather elements, various instruments, their installation and maintenance, Calculation of time, Measurements of air temperature and soil temperature, Measurement of atmospheric humidity, Measurement of rainfall, Measurement of wind, Measurement of evaporation, Measurement of solar radiation, Measurement of cloud amount, Preparation of Isohyetal and Isothermal Maps, Concept of potential evapotranspiration, Rainfall probability analysis, Study of microclimate, Water budgeting, Synoptic charts and weather reports.

6. “Agricultural Meteorology, the Effect of Weather on Crops” by J W B 1863 Smith

“Agricultural Meteorology, the Effect of Weather on Crops” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers exploring the field of agricultural meteorology. The topics covered by the author include: Meaning and scope of agriculture meteorology, Earth’s atmosphere- its composition, extent and structure, atmospheric weather variables, atmospheric pressure, its variation with heights, Wind, types of wind, daily and seasonal variation of wind speed, Cyclone, anticyclone, land breeze and sea breeze, Nature and properties of solar radiation, solar constant, depletion of solar radiation, shortwave, longwave and thermal radiation, net radiation, albedo, Atmospheric temperature, temperature inversion, lapse rate, daily and seasonal variations of temperature, vertical profile of temperature, energy balance of earth, Atmospheric humidity, concept of saturation, vapor pressure, process of condensation, formation of dew, fog, mist, frost, cloud, Precipitation, process of precipitation, types of precipitation such as rain, snow, sleet and hail, cloud formation and classification.

7. “Practical Agricultural Meteorology” by A K Srivastava and P K Tyagi

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“Practical Agricultural Meteorology” Book Review: This book is designed for Agrometeorology enthusiasts. The author has discussed the following topics inside the book : Introduction, Installation of agro-meteorological observatory, Measurement of rainfall, Measurement of snowfall, Measurement of air temperature, Measurement of soil temperature, Measurement of grass minimum Temperatur, Measurement of humidity, Measurement of wind, Measurement of duration of bright sunshine, Measurement of duration of bright sunshine, Measurement of cloudiness, Measurement of solar radiation and Albedo, Measurement of evaporation, Measurement of dew, Measurement of pressure, Measurement of pressure, Measurement of photosynthetically active radiation (PAR), Measurement of crop, Canopy temperature, Measurement of leaf area index, Measurement of transpiration, Measurement of soil moisture content, Measurement of evapo-transpiration, Study of automatic weather station, Measurement of upper air observation, Agro-meteorological data management, Agro-meteorological data analysis and Computation of heat indices.

8. “Introduction to Agricultural Meteorology” by Saravanan Thangavelu

“Practical Agricultural Meteorology” Book Review: This book is designed for Agrometeorology enthusiasts. The author has discussed the following topics inside the book : Introduction, Installation of agro-meteorological observatory, Measurement of rainfall, Measurement of snowfall, Measurement of air temperature, Measurement of soil temperature, Measurement of grass minimum Temperatur, Measurement of humidity, Measurement of wind, Measurement of duration of bright sunshine, Measurement of duration of bright sunshine, Measurement of cloudiness, Measurement of solar radiation and Albedo, Measurement of evaporation, Measurement of dew, Measurement of pressure, Measurement of pressure, Measurement of photosynthetically active radiation (PAR), Measurement of crop, Canopy temperature, Measurement of leaf area index, Measurement of transpiration, Measurement of soil moisture content, Measurement of evapo-transpiration, Study of automatic weather station, Measurement of upper air observation, Agro-meteorological data management, Agro-meteorological data analysis and Computation of heat indices.

9. “Practical Manual on Agricultural Meteorology” by Radha Vasiraju and Murty Krishna
10. “Irrigation and Drainage Engineering” by Peter Waller and Muluneh Yitayew

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“Irrigation and Drainage Engineering” Book Review: This book aims at providing detailed information on irrigation and drainage engineering and attracts the UG and PG students studying in that field. The contents covered in the book are: Introduction, Irrigation Economics, Soil Physics, Water and Salinity Stress, Evapotranspiration, Crop Evapotranspiration, Irrigation Lateral Design, Mainline Design, Pumps, Groundwater, Open Channel Flow, Center Pivot Irrigation Systems, Turf Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, Agricultural Sprinkler Irrigation, Landscape Irrigation Systems, Landscape Irrigation Design and Management, Agricultural Drip Irrigation, Drip Irrigation System Design, Chemigation, Surface Irrigation, Hydroponic Irrigation Systems, Low-Head Gravity Bubbler Irrigation System, Wastewater Contaminants and Treatment, Waste Treatment in Wetlands and Agriculture, WINDS Salinity and Nitrogen Algorithms, Water and Solute Mass Balance Models, Water and Energy Relationships in Soils, Modeling Soil Moisture, WINDS Agricultural Simulations, Subsurface Drainage Design and Installation and Subsurface Drainage Modeling.

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