The textbook is an outcome of approximately 34 years of author's teaching and research experience in soil science. This textbook is published for the agriculture students of different agricultural universities of India and the person engaged in agriculture. The book is an extract and concise collection of various important topics from different books, bulletins, journals, scientific papers, etc., the names of which are mentioned in the text itself or in the selected references.
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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.