A Handbook on Soil Analysis

A Handbook on Soil Analysis

by Risikesh Thakur, Atul Kumar Shrivastava G.D. Sharma B.S. Dwivedi
  • ISBN: 9789388892759
  • Binding: Hardbound
  • Year: 2021
  • Language: English
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A Handbook on Soil Analysis in written for undergraduate and post  graduate students to learn and perform soil testing for management and reclamation of ill oil to maintain the soil health in respect to physical, chemical and biological properties of soil and its interpretation. It will be useful for teachers, researchers and extension functionaries working in the soil testing laboratories . this book also includes soil sampling and its testing . Soil health card provides the estimation of fertilizers application and its schedulling intergrated nutrient Management and its importacne in soil quality improvement role and importance of macro and micro nutrient in quantity and quality of corp production soil salinity alkalinity and acidity along with its reclamation Natural Resource Management role of bio-fertilizer in improving soil health. Quality control in fertilizer soil degradation improvement of soil health fo sustainable agriculture vermicompost and its role in improving soil health classification of green manures & role in Improving soil health water management crop rotation.

Dr. Risikesh was born on 28th August, 1981 in Seoni distric of Madhya Pradesh. He obtained Bachelor Degree in Botany in the year 2002 and post Graduation(M.Sc.& Ph.D.)in soil science and agricultural Chemistry from the Jawaharlal Nehru krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur (M.P) in the year 2005 and 2007 respectively after that he served as project associate under M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation Project and Research Associate under AICRP on Long Term Fertilizer Experiment in the Department of Soil Science and Agricultual Chemisty JNKVV, Jabalpur (M.P) He Started his carrier as assistant Professor ( Soil Science) at JNKVV-College of Agriculture Balaghat (M.P) in the year 2015.He is actively engaged in teaching of Undergraduate courses of Soil Science. Also he is Actively Engaged in research as Co-Principal Investigation of Farmer FIRST Project and different extension activities of the College.He received Young Scientist Award ( Soil Science) and Best Oral Presentation Award during International Congerence in 2019 at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu (Nepal)

Dr. Atul Kumar Shrivastava was born on 29th september 1975 in baster district of Chhattisgarh.He obtained B.sc. ( AG) and M.Sc. In Agronomy From the fJNKVV Jabalpur(M.P) in the year 1997 and 2001 respectively and Ph.D. ( Botany) from RDVV Jabalpur in 2012 respectiveley. After that he served as Research Associate in Niche area project in medicinal and aromatic plants under the Crop Physiology Department He started his carrier as Technical Assistant ( Agronomy) in the AICRP- Dry land Project JNKVV, Jabalpur in 2013 as well Assistant Professor ( Agronomy) at JNKVV- College of Agriculture, Balaghat ( M.P) in the year 2015.He is Actively engaged in teching of Undergradute courses of Agronomy. Also he is actively engaged in research as Co-Prinicpal Innvestgation of farmer FIRST project and different extension activities of the college. He authored 35 pear reviewed research papers in national nad international journals and 02 practical manuals.

  • Collection of representative Soil Sample for soil Testing 
  • Determination of Soil pH and Electrical Conductivity
  • Estimation of Soil Organic Carbon
  • Estimation of Available (Minenralizable) Nitrogen in Soils
  • Estimation fo Available  Phosphorus in soil
  • Estimation of Available Potassium in Soil
  • Estimation of Available Sulphur in Soil 
  • Estimation of Available Micronutrients
  • Estimation of Available Boron in Soil
  • Estimation of Gypsum Requirement of Alkali Soils 
  • Determination of Lime Requriment of Acid Soil by Neutralization Methods
  • Importance of Essential Plant Nutrients 
  • Soil Acidity, Salinity and Alkalinity and its Reclamations 
  • Natural Resource Management 
  • Integrated Plant Nutrient 
  • References 
  • Appendix
  • Tables