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Handbook of Saline and Alkali Soils Diagnosis Reclamation and Management

S.K. Gupta (Author) P.C. Sharma (Author) S.K. Chaudhari (Author)

Productive potential of waterlogged saline and alkali soils can be restored through proper diagnosis of the problem and appropriate scientic interventions. Projected increase in area to 16.2 million hectare by 2050 is likely to accelerate current pace of investments in land reclamation by the states. Handbook of Saline and Alkali Soils synthesizes and collates the knowledge generated at CSSRI, Karnal during the last 50 years taking into account a holistic view of the work done at other national and international organizations. Beginning with basic principles and genesis of the problems, comprehensive solutions are described in an easy to understand manner. The handbook has been prepared to serve as a reference book and training manual to all the stakeholders engaged in activities related to land reclamation. To the new entrants to the eld of land reclamation, it can prove to be a handy guidebook providing them with a wide ranging comprehensive view of the problems and solutions. Since, the handbook deals with relevant basic principles of soil salinization and reclamation; it can also be used as a text book for undergraduate and post graduate courses on problem soils and their management.

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About the authors

S.K. Gupta

Dr. S.K. Gupta (b. 1945) passed M.Sc. (Physics) 1967, M.Ed. in 1971 and obtained Ph.D. Degree in Education in 1974 – all from the University of Kurukshetra. A senior University teacher having nearly two decades of professional standing, he is on the Panel of Experts for Reviewing books for the reputed Journals. A prolific writer, he has five well acclaimed scholarly books to his credit including Guidance an Counselling in Indian Education (1985), Exploring Mental Abilities for Science Talent (1990). Currently Dr. gupta is a Reader in Education at the North Eastern Hill University, Nagaland Campus, Kohima.

P.C. Sharma

Dr. P.C. Sharma did his M.A. in English from Meerut University. He did his Ph.D. from Agra University. He taught for some time in U.P., them he moved to Delhi University and has been promoted to the post of professor. he is associated with many professional English teaching organizations. Dr. Sharma has written many books on English teaching and English literature. He writes regularly in many English newspapers and journals. He is a radio talker and television commentator also.

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Title Handbook of Saline and Alkali Soils Diagnosis Reclamation and Management
Format Hardcover
Date published: 20.02.2019
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789388812276
length 247p.