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Objective Soil Science for SAUs and ICAR-AIEEA PG Entrance, JRF, SRF, ARS, ICAR-NET Ph.D, Civil Services and other Competitive Examination (PB)
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Kadlag, Ashok D and B B Singh
x+376p., 25 cm
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Weight :  0 gms
Binding :  Paper Back
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2019
 

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ISBN: 9789351249894
Status: LATEST(In Stock) 
Price: Rs 395.00  

The present book “Objective Soil Science” contains 13 chapters covering all related disciplines. These chapters include: soil science: an introduction, soil physics, soil chemistry, soil ecology, soil microbiology, soil fertility and plant nutrition, soil and water conservation, manures and fertilizers, soil pollution, environmental sciences, soil informatics, remote sensing in agriculture and elementary statistics. Every possible effort has been made to accommodate previous year’s questions from various competitive examinations. Glossary has been given at the end for ready reference. This book is primarily intended to serve as a ready reference for those appearing in competitive examination like undergraduate, post-graduate, SAUs & ICAR- AIEEPG entrance, Ph.D., Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), Senior Research Fellowship (SRF), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), National Eligibility Test (NET), SET, Civil Services, Agricultural Officers, Bank P.O. (Agriculture) and Allied Agricultural Examinations.

CONTENTS
Preface v
Foreword vii
1. Soil Science: An Introduction 1
2. Soil Physics 29
3. Soil Chemistry 61
4. Soil Ecology 85
5. Soil Microbiology 109
6. Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition 141
7. Soil and Water Conservation 171
8. Manures and Fertilizers 203
9. Soil Pollution 233
10. Environmental Sciences 263
11. Soil Informatics 293
12. Remote Sensing in Agriculture 321
13. Elementary Statistics 341
Glossary 361

Dr. Ashok D. Kadlag is Ph. D in Agricultural Chemisty through sandwich programme of IARI, New Delhi and Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri. His area of interest is plant nutrition and pesticide chemistry. He is teaching Agricultural Chemistry since 1986. For past 29 years he is engaged in teaching the course of Agricultural Chemistry, Agril. Chemicals and Soil Sciences. He has 53 research paper published in national and international journals of repute, 18 books and 78 extension publications. He is developed 23 different production technologies for different crops grown in Maharashtra. He is always keen to update knowledge of post-graduate and Ph. D. students and made efforts to help the students to understand basic concepts. He is awarded as Agrocare Best Teacher in 2013. Presently he is working as a Soil Chemist, Soil Test Crop Response Correlation Studies, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri (M.S.).

Dr. B. B. Singh (M.Sc., Ph.D., PGDEM, FLWS, FISEP) stands out to be one of the innovative writers of the modern era. He was actively engaged in teaching and research at B.Sc. (Ag.), M.Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D. levels, at N.D. University of Agrilculture and Technology, Faizabad, U.P. Having authored more than two dozen and edited numerous books, he holds a rich experience in the publishing industry; skilled in research, copywriting, and copy editing. He is the first recepient of the Young Scientist Award conferred by International Society for Environmental Protection, among other accolades including fellowship of Living World Society (FLWS) and International Society for Environmental Protection (FISEP) towards outstanding contribution in the field of Agricultural Sciences. He has published number of research papers in international journals of repute and also presented various research papers in several International Conferences. Dr Singh is currently involved in writing and editing of books.

   

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