This book is the outcome of 34 years of author's teaching, research and extension experience in soil science. This book comprises eight chapters and an equal emphasis for discussion on various aspects is being given for all chapters. The book has been written and designed as per syllabi of the undergraduate studies of soil science of different agricultural universities of India and also of interest who are engaged in the studies of soil science. Each chapter of this book is arranged sequentially and rhythmically so that one can understand the subject matter easily.Chapters 5 and 8 are the new one and deal with chemistry of submerged soil, soil and water pollution respectively which would certainly be helpful for the students of agriculture. This textbook will meet the growing needs of soil science curriculum of different Indian agricultural universities.
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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.