By D.K. Pal

ISBN-10: 3319494384

ISBN-13: 9783319494388

This ebook discusses how one can practice the fundamental rules of pedology to the tropical soils of the Indian subcontinent, with an emphasis on how one can improve crop productivity.

The publication showcases the examine contributions on pedology, geomorphology, mineralogy, micromorphology and weather swap amassed from the literature on 3 significant soil kinds: shrink-swell soils, purple ferruginous (RF) soils and the soils that happen within the tropical environments of the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP). It additionally offers insights into a number of points of 5 pedogenetically very important soil orders like Alfisols, Mollisols, Ultisols, Vertisols and Inceptisols present in tropical Indian environments.

Documenting the importance of minerals in soils and their total impression in soil technology by way of pedology, paleopedology, polygenesis and edaphology, it offers an information base that's serious while trying to bridge the distance among foodstuff creation and inhabitants development.   

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