Practical Manual For Analysis Of Soil Water Fertilizer And Manure

Author:

Javid Ahmad Sofi

,

Shabir Ahmad Bangroo

,

Majeed UI Hassan Chesti

Publisher:

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

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Publisher

ASTRAL INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD.

Publication Year 2016
ISBN-13

9789351247791

ISBN-10 9351247791
Binding

Hardcover

Edition First
Number of Pages 169 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 24 X 16 X 1.4
Weight (grms) 418

The manual provides guidance for carrying out soil, water, fertilizer and manure tests for the students, scientists and technical staff working on this aspect. Aspects relating to soil testing, fertilizer adulteration and water analysis have been adequately covered and several practical’s have been demonstrated. All state Govt. agencies engaged with soil, water, manure and fertilizer industry will find this manual useful in implementing the soil, water, manure, fertilizer testing programme and framing fertilizer use recommendations. In addition to soil, fertilizer, and water analysis, soil enzymes are also covered adequately. This manual would contribute towards soil testing based fertilizer usage which will help in increasing the fertilizer use efficiencies and farmers incomes. This manual will help in preparing soil fertility maps and issuing soil health cards to farmers. Use of soil, plant and fertilizer test kits and mobile diagnostic laboratories will be also benefitted with this manual. Implementation of various suggestions given in the manual would also help in improving the quality of the work being done by the soil testing laboratories.

Javid Ahmad Sofi

Dr. Javid Ahmad Sofi is Senior Scientist of Soil Science, Sher – e – Kashmir University of Agriculture Science & Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST – Kashmir). He has teaching experience of more than nine years and has taught at graduate and post graduate level. At present he is working in Research Center for Residue and Quality analysis (RCRQA) – Referral Lab of the J&K State.

Shabir Ahmad Bangroo

Dr. Shabir Ahmad Bangroo is Scientist of Soil Science, Sher – e – Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST – Kashmir).

Majeed UI Hassan Chesti

Dr. Majeed UI Hassan Chesti is Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) Soil Science at Directorate of Extension, SKUAST – Kashmir, Shalimar, Srinagar, J&K, India. He has completed his M. Sc. (Soil Science) in 2002 from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Science. He has more than 10 years of experience of Research/ Extension/ Teaching Experience and had also to his credit more than 35 research publications in peer reviewed journals and 5 book chapters.
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