Integrated Nutrient Management for Sustainable Agriculture

by Chand, Subhash

ISBN: 9789390259557
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 5595.00
Biblio : 2019, viii+152p., tbls., indx., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr Subhash Chand obtained M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science from Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner and Ph.D. in Soil Science from MPUA&T, udaipur. Dr Chand is currently working as an Associate Professor at Faculty of Agriculture Wadura Campus, Sopore of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir Shalimar, Srinagar. He has published several research papers in journals of repute. Dr Subhash Chand is recipient of PG course work seminar award and Somani’s book award of ISSS, Udaipur chapter and PG Merit Scholarship of the University. He is a life member of several scientific societies.

About The Book

The book “Integrated Nutrient Management for Sustainable Agriculture” is a compilation of best integrated nutrient management strategies for suggesting answers of various soil and crop related problems, like disparity in NPK consumption, imbalance use of fertilizers, decreasing soil organic carbon (SOC) stock and decreasing factor productivity etc. The present book suggested appropriate and best INM options for important crops viz., rice, wheat, sorghum, maize, pearl millet, soybean, groundnut, sunflower, cotton, mustard, sugarcane, pulses, vegetables, spices, fruit crops and ornamental plants besides important cropping system of the country for sustaining their productivity on one hand and maintaining soil health for future generation on the other hand. For better understanding of students and researchers some comprehensive and detailed information about soils and crop are provided through appendices. The INM production recommendations and practices given in the book will be very useful for farmers, agriculturists, agronomists, soil scientists, environmentalists, agriculture extension workers, researchers, students, research institutions etc. The book contains 200 INM options covering important crops and cropping systems prevailing in various states for ensuring food security. This books serves as text cum reference book for students, research scholars and those who are actively engaged in different field of Agriculture.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface v 1. Properties of Soil that Determines Soil Fertility 1 2. INM Options for Some Important Crops 21 3. Pulses 35 4. Vegetables 37 5. Spices 39 6. Fruits 41 7. Ornamental Plants 43 8. Miscellaneous Crops 45 9. INM Options in some Cropping Systems 47 References 55 Appendices 59 Abbreviations Used in the Text 87 Glossary of Soils 89 Index 151