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A Handbook of Soil, Fertilizer and Manure

P.K. Gupta (Author)
Synopsis The second edition of this book provides a brief treatment of the principles of soils, as they exists and interact in the environment and concepts of fertilizer and manure along with practical aspects of their utilization. It is the author’s intent to produce compendium of informations that is equally useful to students in curricula, such as soil science, agronomy, horticulture and forestry as well as to non agricultural students of plant science, ecology, natural resources and environmental studies. It will serve as a foundation text for agriculturist and lay person as well. The book will be useful for students, associated with conservation, forestry and environmental sciences. Efforts have been made to compile recent available informations so as to make it more useful however, perfection is never achieved and as such any suggestion for further improvement by the readers will be welcomed. While compiling, the author has drawn some matter from popular journals, books reports etc. and is indebted to the editors, publishers and the authors of these publications. The author also indebted to Sh. S.K. Sharma, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Bikaner who collaborated on the related terminology section of this book.
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About the author

P.K. Gupta

Dr. P.K. Gupta did his M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science from University of Udaipur, Udaipur in 1980. He obtained Ph.D. degree from Rajasthan Agricultural university, Bikaner in the field of soil fertility during the year 1992. Dr. Gupta started his career as lecturer in Soil Science at University of Udaipur. During his service career he has worked as Asstt. Professor, Associate professor and Head Department of Soil Science, College of Agriculture, Bikaner, Professor Soil science, ARS, Kota. He has also served Rajasthan Agriculture Drainage research Project funded by CIDA as a consultant. At present Dr. Gupta is Zonal Director research at Agricultural research Station (Maharana Pratap university of Agriculture & technology). Kota. Dr. Gupta has published more than 50 research papers and technical articles in various journals and magazines of national and international repute. He has also written books on, Vermicompositing for Sustainable Agriculture; Soil, Plant, water and fertilizer Analysis and a Handbook of Soil fertilizer and Manure.

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Title A Handbook of Soil, Fertilizer and Manure
Author P.K. Gupta
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition Reprint
Publisher Agrobios (India)
Language: English
isbn 8177541528
length xiii+591p., Tables; Figures; Glossary.