Practical Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry Practical Soil The main aim of writing this book is to facilitate the advancing students in the field of soils, plants, irrigation, water, and fertilizers, etc. It has been compiled for the practising chemists in research laboratories and students. In this book,the author has compiled together some tested,widely used methods for the determination of plant nutrients and quality parameters in soils, plants, water and fertilizers. In case of soils,methods described are for nutrients considered as immediately available for providing an assessment of the available nutrient status.These analyses are valuable for students, researchers and plant analysis laboratories for advisory purposes. This book has been prepared to meet the needs of teaching, research, fertilizer production, advisory services, soil, plant, water testing laboratories. This book will be useful for educational institutions interested in soil science, plant analysis, water management,and fertilizers.
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|About the Author||
Shivanand Tolanur has completed his BSc (Agri), MSc (Soil Sc) and PhD in Soil Science from UAS Dharwad, Karnataka. He has worked as a Team Leader in various research schemes and demonstrated number of research results to the farmer community, simultaneously he has developed the Integrated Nutrient Management (INM) Technologies in research field. He has made a significant contribution by preparing six laboratory manuals besides three textbooks, viz., Fundamentals of Soil Science; Soil Chemistry and Soil Fertility, Fertilizer and Integrated Nutrient Management for undergraduate/postgraduate students. During a span of 34 years of teaching, research and extension he had worked in the capacity of Research Assistant/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor and currently Professor and Head, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry in College of Agriculture,Vijayapur,Karnataka.