Agriculture for Food Security - Class X Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Species of Bhutan

Description: Journal articles, textbook, and webpages that provide accounts on the aromatic and medicinal plants of Bhutan, including their economic potential and sustainability issues. 

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2. Cultivation Practices of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Species of Bhutan

Description: Journal articles and webpages that provide accounts on the aromatic and medicinal plants of Bhutan (limited to Ruta, Manu, Goned, Gurgum, Cordyceps, Lemon grass, Ginger, Large cardamom).

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3. Cultivation Practices of Vegetables, such as Tomato, Chilli, Onion and Asparagus

Description: Technical reports, textbook, or white papers that talk about the cultivation practices of common vegetables, such as tomato, chilli, onion, and asparagus. 

Core Concepts: Cultivation practices of tomato, chilli, onion, and asparagus .

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4. Cultivation Practices of Common fruits, such as Citrus, apple, Mango, Banana, Arecanut, and         Grapes

Description: Technical report, textbook, or white paper that talks about scientific practices of growing common fruits, such as  citrus, apple, mango, banana, arecanut, and grapes.

Core Concepts: Cultivation practices of growing common fruits, such as  citrus, apple, mango, banana, arecanut, and grapes.

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5. Propagation Techniques Explained

Description: Webpage that provides scientific tips on the propagation methods of fruits trees .

Core Concepts: Propagation of fruits trees. 

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6. Orchard Layout

Description: Webpages, e-book, or online pieces that provide description on the strategies of laying orchard for horticulture.

Core Concepts: Horticulture layout.

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8. Management or Practices of Dairy Farm

Description: Textbook that provides an account on the strategies or practices of starting a dairy farm.

Core Concepts: Starting dairy farm.

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9. Dairy Farm Proposal Format

Description: Webpages, textbook, or online piece that contains forms, formats, or examples of dairy farm proposal format in Bhutanese context. 

Core Concepts: Developing dairy farm proposal using a common format.

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10. Basic Principles of Landscape Design

Description: Textbook and online article that provide explanation on strategies and basic principles of landscape design.

Core Concepts: Principles and elements of landscape design.

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11. Floriculture

Description: Webpage and textbook that provide insight on the art of growing flowers, floriculture, and its scope.

Core Concepts: Floriculture and its scope.

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12. Deterioration of Fruits and Vegetables

Description: Textbook and online article that gives explanation on how fruits and vegetables are destroyed or spoiled through various means and agents. 

Core Concepts: Primary and secondary causes for the deterioration of fruit and vegetables.

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13. Post-harvest Technology and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables

Description: Textbook and video that explain gives an insight on post-harvest technology, i.e., storage of fruits and vegetables. 

Core Concepts: Storage fruits and vegetables.

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14. Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables, and Management of Post-harvest Pests and Diseases

Description: Textbook (class X) or webpage that provide ideas on packaging of fruits and vegetables, and management of post-harvest pests and  diseases.

Core Concepts: Packing of fruits and vegetables and management of post-harvest pests and diseases.

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12. How to Grow a Container Garden, Cheap and Easy Patio Gardening

Description: Video that explains the process of carrying out container gardening.

Core Concepts: Container gardening practices.

Link: Video on how to grow a container garden

13. Homemade Vertical (A-Frame) Hydroponic System

Description: Video and white paper that explain vertical farming and process of carrying out vertical farming. 

Core Concepts: Vertical farming.

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