ISBN 9788181892317,Integrated Nutrient Management For Sustaining Crop Productivity And Soil Health

Integrated Nutrient Management For Sustaining Crop Productivity And Soil Health


Subhash Chand


Ibdc Publishers



Ibdc Publishers

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788181892317

ISBN-10 8181892313

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

The book "Integrated Nutrient Management for Sustaining crop productivity and soil helath" is a compilation of best integrated nutrient management strategies for suggesting answers of various soil and crop related problems, like dispartiy in NPK consumption, imblance use of fertilizers, decresing soil organic carbon (SOC) stock and decresing factor productivity etc. The book suggested apropriate and best INM options for important crop viz., rice, wheat, sorghum, maize, pearl millet, soyabean, groundnut, sunflower, cotton, mustard, sugarcane pulses, vegetable,s speices, fruit crops and orgamental plants besides important cropping systems of the country for sustaining their productivity on one hand and maintaining soil health for future generation on the other hand.

The book also cover a part of ICAR sysllabus of PG and Doctoral Degree courses of Soil Science. The INM useful for farmers, agriculturists, agronomists, soil scientists, environmentalists, agriculture extension workers, reserachers, students, research institutions etc. The book contains 200 INM options covering important crop and corpping systems prevailing in various states fro ensuring food security.

About the Author
Dr. Subhash Chand, recipent of PG course work seminar award and Somani's book award of ISSS, Udaipur chapter and PG Merit Scholarship of the University. He received PG student Research Grant for Doctoral Research from DST, Government of Rajasthan and cleared NET of ASRB, New Delhi. He is author of book "Dictionary of Soil Science" and member of advirory Board of Magazine "Kisan International". He is life member of ISSS, New Delhi. He is actively engaged as Assistant Professor in Division of Soil Science, SKUAST-Kashmir, Shalimar Campus, Srinagar, J&K. He has more than 25 research papers and popular articles in his credit.

Table of Contents
Properties of Soil that Determines Soil Fertility
Concept of INM
Components of INM
Soil Reserves
Use of Mineral Fertilizers
Importance of Balanced Fertilizer Uses
Organic Sources of Plant Nutrients
Farm Yard Manure
Crop Residues
Green Manuring
Biogas Slurries
Industrial Waste Materials
City Refuse (garbage, sewage and sludge)
Enriched City Compost
Biofertilizers -A Source of Plant Nutrition
Rizobium Inoculants
Biofertilizers for Flooded Rice
Phosphate Solubilizing Micro-organisms
Constraits to use Biofertilizers
Production Constraints
Marketing Constraints
Legumes in Cropping System
Dual Purpose Legumes
Legume Inter-cropping
INM Options for Some Important Crops
Sorghum (Jowar)
Pearl-millet (Bajra)
Fruit Crops
Ornamental Plants
Mescellaneous Crops
INM Options in Some Cropping Systems
Rice-Wheat Cropping System
Rice-Rice Cropping System
Maize-Wheat Cropping System
Soyabean-Wheat Cropping System
Miscellaneous Cropping Systems
Literaute Consulted