Department of Horticulture
Patuakhali Science and Technology University
Course Title: Vegetable Production
Course Code: HRT 415, Credit: 3 (2+1)
Level- 4, Semester- 1
General Aspects of Vegetable Growing in Bangladesh: Background, present status, problems, scope, and importance in dietary and economic value
Classification and Nomenclature of Vegetables: Origin, distribution, classification and growth habit
Soil and Climatic Requirements in Vegetable Production: Soil, temperature, light, air, water, rainfall and humidity
Propagation and Planting Methods: Types, different methods with merits and demerits
Principles and Practices of Vegetable Growing: Land preparation, spacing, irrigation, manures and fertilizers, inter tillage, gap filling, weeding, mulching, thinning, pest and disease control, harvesting, crop rotation and multiple cropping
Production Technology of the Following Vegetable Crops: Potato, tomato, brinjal, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, lettuce, sweet gourd, cucumber, pointed gourd, aroids, sweet potato, lady's finger, carrot, mushroom
Post-harvest Management of Vegetables: Processing, grading, storing, packaging and marketing of different vegetables in Bangladesh
01. Identification of vegetables, vegetable seeds and seedlings
02. Computing manures and fertilizers for vegetables cultivation
03. Computing seed rates in vegetable production
04. Practicing intercultural operations in vegetable cultivation
05. Preparation of seedbed and raising of vegetable seedlings
06. Methods of planting vegetable crops
07. Field layout and cultivation of vegetables in plot
08. Visit to a vegetable producing and processing farm
09. Morphological study of vegetable crops
10. Vegetable seedling evaluation test
11. Determination of cost benefit ratio of potato, tomato and cabbage
12. Extraction and processing of tomato, brinjal and bottle gourd seeds
13. Grading and packaging of vegetables
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