Agronomy is defined as an agricultural science deals with principles and practices of crop production and field management. It deals with principles, practices of soil, water & crop management. It deals with methods which provide favorable environment to the crop for higher productively with the efficient use of soil fertility, water, labourer and other factors related to crop production.
Agronomy is considered as mother branch among all the branches of agriculture. Agronomy is a synthesis of several disciplines like crop science, which includes plant breeding, crop physiology and biochemistry etc., and soil science, which includes soil fertilizers, manures etc., and environmental science which includes meteorology and crop ecology.
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