Agriculture for Food Security - Class XII 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. Horticulture in Bhutan

Description: Webpages, technical reports, and textbooks that provide insight on the art of horticulture and horticulture in Bhutan. 

Core Concepts: Horticulture and its scope.

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2. Seed Production and Marketing in Bhutan

Description: Webpage, technical report, and textbook that provide insight on seed production and seed marketing in Bhutan. 

Core Concepts: Seed production in Bhutan.

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3. Straw Mushroom Cultivation

Description: Website, online articles, and textbook that provide insight on the art of growing straw mushroom. 

Core Concepts: Oyster Mushroom cultivation practices.

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4. Billet Mushroom Cultivation

Description: Website, online articles, and textbook that provide insight on the art of growing billet mushroom. 

Core Concepts: Billet mushroom cultivation practices.

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5. Management of Pests and Diseases in Mushroom

Description: Textbook, website, video, and online article that explains about pest and diseases of mushroom.

Core Concepts: Disease, weeds, and pest in mushroom cultivation.

Link: Class XII agriculture textbook (REC) 

6. Goat Farming

Description: Textbook, webpages, and newspaper or article that talks about practices of the goat farming.

Core Concepts: Practices of goat farming.

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8.  Management or Practices of Dairy Farm

Description: Textbooks and webpages that provide 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. Organic Agriculture

Description: Textbook, journal article, webpages, or online pieces that provides scientific explanation on organic farming.

Core Concepts: Organic farming.

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11. Organic Farming Practices

Description: Webpages, textbook, or online piece that provide scientific explanation on culture and practice of carrying out organic farming. 

Core Concepts: Practices of organic farming.

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12. About EM

Description: Webpages and textbook that provides brief history of EM technology and its application in agriculture.

Core Concepts: EM technology.

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13. How to Make EM

Description: Video and textbook that talks about the procedures of making or activating EMAS.

Core Concepts: How to activate EMAS.

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14. How to Make Organic Pesticides and Bio-Fertilizers

Description: Webpages or online pieces that provide scientific ideas on the procedures of making organic pesticides and bio-fertilizers.

Core Concepts: Organic pesticides and bio- fertilizers.

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15. Agriculture Biotechnology

Description: Webpage that talks about biotechnology and its application in agriculture.

Core Concepts: Biotechnology and its application in agriculture.

Link: Webpage that talks about biotechnology and its application in agriculture

16. Plant and Animal Breeding

Description: Webpage, textbook, and online article that give scientific explanation  on plant and animal breeding. 

Core Concepts: Plant and animal breeding.

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18. Hybridisation (Intermingling of genes of related species)

Description: Technical report, webpages, or online pieces that offer scientific insight onto how hybridisation, prospects of hybridisation in agriculture, and improved verities of crops (hybrids) released in Bhutan. 

Core Concepts: Hybridisation and its application in agriculture.

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19. Genetic Engineering/Recombinant DNA Technology

Description: Journal articles, webpages, online pieces that offer scientific insight onto how genetic engineering or recombinant DNA technology (rDNA Technology) is carried out, applications of rDNA technology, and biological and ethical concerns of rDNA technology. 

Core Concepts: Manipulation of the genetic make-up/genotype/genome of the organism.

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20. Highlights on Farm Mechanisation in Bhutan

Description: Web links or newspaper articles that provide insight on farm mechanization in Bhutan.

Core Concepts: Farm mechanisation in Bhutan.

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21. Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Description: Webpages or newspaper article that provide scientific explanation on hydroponics and aquaponics. 

Core Concepts: Hydroponics and aquaponics.

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