R K Naresh, S S Dhaliwal, Vivek, S K Gupta, S P Singh and Ashish Kumar
  • ISBN : 9789389996173
  • year : 2021
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Contents: 1. Components of soil 2. Rhizosphere and its domain in soil 3. Soil properties 4. Soil classification 5. Soil colour 6. Essential plant nutrients 7. Manure, compost and vermicompost 8. Fertilizers 9. Salt affected soils- classification and reclamation 10. Acid soils - classification and reclamation 11. Soil micro - organism and soil organic matter 12. Classification of crop plants 13. Seeds and sowing methods 14. Growth and development of crops 15. Cropping system and crop rotation 16. Weed management 17. Soil water 18. Tillage 19. Crop management practices Practical I-Common hand tools and their proper use II-Seedbed preparation and seeding methods III-Study of soil profile IV-Horizons of soil profile V-Collection and preparation of soil samples VI-Determination of soil texture in the field VII-Determination of particle size distribution of soils VIII-Determination of soil structure IX-Determination of aggregate size distribution of soils X-Determination of particle density of soils XI-Determination bulk density of soils XII-Determination of soil pH XIII-Determination of electrical conductivity of soils XIV-Determination of organic matter in soils XV-Computation of fertilizer doses and their method of application