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Sustainable Development of Dryland Agriculture in India

R.P. Singh (Editor)

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Dryland agricultural research in India - a historical perspective/R.P. Singh. 2. Dryland farming : past progress and future prospects/B.R. Hegde. 3. Problems and prospects of dryland agriculture in India/R.P. Singh. 4. Agricultural climate of India/S.M. Virmani. 5. Soil information and soil degradation-related constraints in Indian rainfed zones/J.C. Katyal and K.P.R. Vittal. 6. Soil salinity in Drylands of the Indian subcontinent/N.T. Singh. 7. Soil and water conservation in the Indian SAT : principles and improved practices/Prabhakar Pathak and K.B. Laryea. 8. Soil fertility management and fertiliser use/S.K. Das, K.L. Sharma, Neelam Saharan and K. Srinivas. 9. Agronomic aspects of plant nutrient management in rain dependent food crop production systems in India/R.P. Singh and S.K. Das. 10. Integrated nutrient management in Drylands/R.K. Aggarwal and Praveen Kumar. 11. Moisture retention by soil and its availability : principles and practices/Ram K. Gupta. 12. Water losses and their control in rainfed agriculture/J.P. Gupta. 13. Improving water use efficiency under Dryland conditions/B.R. Hegde. 14. Water harvesting procedures for Dryland areas/G.D. Raddar, M.I. Belgaumi and C.J. Itnal. 15. Protective irrigation (life saving) : principles and practices/G.D. Radder, C.J. Itnal and M.I. Belgaumi. 16. Tillage in Drylands - principles and practices/V.M. Mayande. 17. Improved agricultural implements for Drylands/V.M. Mayande. 18. Crop production technology for dryland areas/N.K. Umrani. 19. Efficient crops and cropping systems for Dryland areas/R.P. Singh. 20. Efficient management of Dryland crops : principles and practices/R.P. Singh. 21. Crop management options for aberrant weather situations and agricultural drought/R.P. Singh. 22. Advances in oilseeds production under Dryland situations/M.V.R. Prasad and B.N. Reddy. 23. Problems, prospects and management strategies of pulse production under rainfed situations/D. Kumar. 24. Alternate land use systems for Drylands/R.P. Singh and Mohd. Osman. 25. Agro-forestry : principles and practices/R. Deb Roy. 26. Management of pasture lands in the arid regions/K.C. Singh. 27. Changing scenario of weeds and their management in Dryland crops and cropping systems/A. Ramakrishan and B. Tripathi. 28. Principal diseases of Dryland crops and their management/S.K. Singh. 29. Post harvest Technology for Dryland crops/T.P. Ojha. 30. Wastelands and their rehabilitation in India/Surendra Singh and R.P. Singh. 31. Watershed Management in Dryland areas : Principles and practices/Srinivas Sharma and P.K. Mishra. 32. Economics of Recommended Dryland Technology in India/Y.V.R. Reddy, J.C. Katyal, Shaik Haffiz and S.K. Das. 33. Extension strategy for rainfed agriculture/C. Prasad. 34. Sustainable Dryland Agriculture : Concepts, Dryland Practices and Systems, and some Policy Issues/R.P. Singh.

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R.P. Singh

R.P. Singh is presently Head of the Department of mathematics, K.B.P.G. College, Mirzapur, Utter Pradesh.

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Title Sustainable Development of Dryland Agriculture in India
Author R.P. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 08.07.2016
Edition Reprint.
Language: English
isbn 9788172334055
length xii+544p.,