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TABLE OF CONTENT


Maintain store tools, equipments and clothing safety

  • TRACTOR
  • DICS HARROW
  • Classification
  • Method of attachment
  • Arrangement of gangs
  • Single action
  • Double action (or) tandem
  • Offset
  • Disc blades
  • Gang
  • Bearings
  • Main frame
  • Care and maintenance
  • CULTIVATOR
  • Uses
  • Classification
  • Tractor drawn cultivator (Spring type)
  • Care and maintenance
  • LASER LEVELLER
  • Benefits
  • Operation
  • BUND FORMER
  • Adjustments
  • Operation
  • Care and maintenance
  • Seed Drill
  • Vegetable transplanter
  • Care and maintenance
  • Centrifugal Pump
  • Components of centrifugal pump
  • Impeller
  • Open impeller
  • Semi-open impellers
  • Closed impeller
  • Casing
  • Shaft
  • Stuffing Box
  • Bearings
  • Couplings
  • Knapsack Sprayer
  • Power Sprayer
  • Rotary Duster
  • Ridger
  • Power Weeder
  • Care and maintenance
  • Power Tiller
  • Care and maintenance
  • Seed Extractor
  • Care and maintenance

Tractor Driving

  • Safety precaution for tractor maintenance
  • Engine
  • Gear box
  • Clutches
  • Function of cultch
  • Brake
  • Steering
  • Tyres
  • Fuel supply System in Diesel Engine
  • Water cooling
  • Selection of soil, climate, varieties and scope of vegetables cultivation
  • Scope of vegetable cultivation
  • Major vegetables grown in India
  • Based on cultural requirement
  • Steps involved in the collection of soil samples collecting of soil sample
  • Collecting procedure
  • Soil testing
  • Physical properties
  • Chemical properties

Equipments to prepare seed bed

  • BED PREPARTION IMPLEMENTS
  • Mould board plough
  • Uses
  • Constructional features
  • Share
  • Material for share
  • Cast Iron
  • Chilled cast iron
  • Soft center steel
  • Solid steel
  • Slip share
  • Slip nose share
  • Shine share
  • Bar point share
  • Mould Board
  • General purpose
  • Black land
  • Sod or Breaker
  • High speed mould board
  • Land side
  • Frog
  • Plough accessories
  • Frame and beam
  • Cross shaft
  • Coulter
  • Jointer
  • Wheel
  • Operation of mould board plough
  • Steps
  • Methods of ploughing
  • Gathering
  • Casting
  • Care and maintenance
  • Disc Harrow
  • Classification
  • Arrangement of gangs
  • Single action
  • Double action (or)  tandem
  • Offset
  • Components of disc harrow
  • Disc blades
  • Bearings
  • Main frame
  • Operation procedure
  • Spike Tooth Harrow
  • Adjustments
  • Care and maintenance
  • CULTIVTOR
  • Uses
  • Classification
  • Tractor drawn cultivator
  • Care and maintenance
  • Laser Leveller
  • Benefits
  • Operation
  • BUND FORMER
  • Adjustments
  • Operation
  • Care and maintenance
  • RIDGER
  • Uses
  • Components
  • Operation procedure
  • Care and maintenance

Operation and calibration of seed drills, transplanter and methods of sowing

  • Seed Drill
  • Types of seed drills
  • Centrifugal seed drill
  • Pneumatic seed drill Cell wheel precision seeder
  • Rubber belt precision seeder
  • Operation of seed drill
  • Adjustments
  • Care and maintenance
  • Transplanter
  • Adjustments
  • Methods of sowing
  • Broadcasting
  • Drilling
  • Dibbing
  • Bandsowing

Fertilizer Applicator

  • Fertilizer metering meachanism
  • Serrated Disc
  • Star Wheel
  • Seed/Fertilizer dropping Unit
  • Spiral Tubes
  • Polythene or rubber tubes
  • Funnel shaped tubes
  • Telescopic tubes
  • Furrow opening unit
  • Hoe Types
  • Shoe Type
  • Single Disc Opener
  • Double Disc Opener
  • Chisel Openers
  • Indexing devices
  • Power transmission mechanism
  • Operation procedure
  • Calibration of fertilizer applicator
  • Care and maintenance of fertilizer

Intercultural operation

  • Weeding
  • Advantages of weeding
  • Peg type weeder
  • Adjustment
  • Star type
  • Step in weeding
  • Power weeder
  • Operation procedure
  • Calibration
  • Care and maintenance
  • Earthing up
  • Earthing up implements
  • Constructional features 
  • Material for share
  • Child cast iron
  • Soft centre steel
  • Solid steel
  • Types of share
  • Slip share
  • Slip nose share
  • Shin share
  • Bar point share
  • Mould board
  • General purpose
  • Black land
  • Sod or breaker
  • High speed mould board
  • Land side
  • Frog
  • Plough accessories
  • Frame and beam
  • Cross shaft
  • Coulter
  • Jointer
  • Wheel
  • Operation of mould board plough steps
  • Care and maintenance
  • Spade
  • Care and maintenance
  • Ridger
  • Cultivation of vegetable
  • Drip irrigation
  • Structure of drip system
  • Components
  • Components of drip irrigation unit(Fig 1)
  • Pumping station
  • Filtering unit
  • Media filter
  • Screen filter
  • Disc filter
  • Centrifugal filter
  • Chemical injection equipment
  • On line Emitters
  • Main pipe
  • Laterals
  • Installation and lay out of drip irrigation
  • Installation of filter station
  • Connecting main and sub main
  • Laying of laterals and fixing emitters
  • Commissioning of the system
  • Care and maintenance
  • General maintenance
  • Media filter
  • Screen filter
  • Sub main and lateral flushing
  • Chemical treatment
  • Acid treatment
  • Procedure for acid treatment
  • Precautions
  • Sprinkler irrigation system
  • Components of sprinkler irrigation
  • Coupling
  • Risers
  • Rotary sprikkler
  • Perforated pipes
  • 1. installation of filter station
  • 2. Connecting main and sub- main
  • 3. Laying if laterals and fixing emitters
  • Commissioning of the system
  • Pump prime moves
  • Perform care and maintenance
  • WATER REQUIREMENT AND MOISTURE CONSERVATION TECHNIQUE
  • Shallow rooted crops
  • Moderately deep rooted crops
  • Moisture conversation
  • Mulching
  • Tillage
  • Recycling of waste water
  • Use of micro-irrigation system
  • Construction of mechanical structure

Safe operation, maintenance, adjustment and calibration of plant protection equipments

  • Sprayers
  • Types of sprayers
  • Tractor mounted band sprayer
  • Engine operated knack sack duster/sprayer
  • Tractor mounted duster
  • Hand-operated bellows duster
  • Hand-operated knapsack fan duster
  • Rotary duster
  • Preparation of spray solution
  • Calibration of sprayer
  • Methods of calibration
  • Manually operated hydraulic energy sprayer
  • Definite swath width sprayer
  • Calibration of dusters
  • Safety precautions
  • Care and maintenance for sprayers
  • Care and maintenance of dusters

Harvesting of vegetables by manually/mechanically

  • Stat the harvesting time of vegetables
  • Onion digger
  • Calibration of digger
  • Care and maintenance of digger
  • Root harvester
  • Topping mechanisms
  • Lifting mechanism
  • Operation of a root harvester
  • Maintenance of root harvesting machinery
  • Storage

Packaging and storing

  • Packaging
  • Considerations for packaging
  • Packaging containers
  • Wooden boxes and corrugated fibre board
  • Storage of vegetables
  • Steps followed after the vegetables are harvested
  • Storage phases
  • Equalization or drying phase
  • Wound healing, pre-conditioning phase
  • Cooling phase
  • Holding phase
  • Reconditioning phase
  • Qualities of good storage
  • Preparing the cold store
  • Steps
  • Wooden tonnage
  • Cooling unit
  • Store room
  • Precooling
  • Refrigerated storage

Cost of cultivation and marketing

  • Marketing of vegetables
  • Disposal of vegetables in short time
  • Channels of vegetables marketing
  • Selling vegetables to retailers
  • Mandies
  • Selling at the farm
  • Auction market
  • Selling vegetables to wholesaler
  • Selling vegetables to cooperatives
  • Selling of vegetables to consumers
  • House to house selling
  • Road side selling
  • Selling vegetables to small markets
  • Selling vegetables in weekly bazaars
  • Marketing yards
  • Export and import market
  • Export standards
  • Packaging is designed to
  • Processing market
  • Tomato, brinjal, chillies, onion
  • Methods of marketing of vegetables
  • Private negotiation open auction under cover
“Exam scheduling to be done through user account” / “Exam once scheduled cannot be cancelled”
Date of Examination
02-Dec-2017
03-Dec-2017
16-Dec-2017
17-Dec-2017
06-Jan-2018
07-Jan-2018
20-Jan-2018
21-Jan-2018
03-Feb-2018
04-Feb-2018
17-Feb-2018
18-Feb-2018
03-Mar-2018
04-Mar-2018
17-Mar-2018
18-Mar-2018
Examination Time
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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