Soil fertility

Soil fertility
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Reasons for Decline in Soil Fertility

Learning Objective: 

After going through this RLO, you will be able to describe the different causes of decline in soil fertility.

 

Reference: 
  •  Prasad, R., & Power, J.F. (1997). Soil Fertility Management for Sustainable Agriculture. CRC Press.
  •  Havlin, J.L., Beaton, J.D., Tisdale, S.L., & Nelson, W.L. (2006). Soil Fertility and Fertilizers. 7th Ed. Prentice Hall.
  •  Yawalkar, K.S., Agrawal, J.P., & Bokde, S. (2000). Manures and Fertilizers. Agri-Horti Publ.
  •  Marschner, H. (1995). Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. Second edition. Academic Press Ltd. 
  •  Epestein, E., & Bloom, A. (2005). Mineral Nutrition of Plants: Principles and Perspectives. Second edition. Sinauer Associates. 

 

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OIL CAKE: AS A COMPONENT OF INM

Learning Objective: 

After going through this RLO you shall be to use oilcake for enhancing soil fertility.

 

Reference: 
  • Bano, Z., Shashirekha, M.N., Rajarathnam, S., 1993. Improvement of the bio conversion and biotransformation efficiencies of the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus sajor-caju) by supplementation of its rice straw substrate with oil seed cakes. Enzyme Microbial Technology. 15: 985-989.
  • Pandey, A., Selvakumar, P., Soccol, C.R., Nigam, P., 1990. Solid-state fermentation for the production of industrial enzymes. Current  Science 77: 149-162.
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Soil sampling and testing

Learning Objective: 

 After going through this RLO, you will be able to describe the procedure of soil sampling and soil testing


 


 


 


 


 


 

Reference: 

Prasad R & Power JF. 1997. Soil Fertility Management for Sustainable Agriculture. CRC Press.


Havlin JL, Beaton JD, Tisdale SL & Nelson WL. 2006. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers. 7th Ed. Prentice Hall.


Yawalkar KS, Agrawal JP & Bokde S. 2000. Manures and Fertilizers. Agri-Horti Publ.


Marschner, H. 1995. Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. Second edition. Academic Press Ltd. 


Epestein, E & Bloom,A. 2005. Mineral Nutrition of Plants: Principles and Perspectives. Second edition. Sinauer Associates. 

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Plant tissue analysis for testing nutrients deficiency in grape

Learning Objective: 

After completing this RLO, you will be able to explain optimum level of nutrients, factor affecting leaf nutrients analysis, time and methods of leaf sampling in grape.

Reference: 

Chadha, K.L., Ahloowalia, B.S, Prasad, K.V and Singh, S.K. (2004). Crop improvement and production technology of Horticultural Crops. Horticultural Society of India.


Ganeshsmurthy, A.N., Raghupathi, H.B. and Varalakshmi, L.R. (2010).Soil testing and tissues analysis. Indian J. Fertilizers, 11: 152-159.


Bhargava, B. S. and Raghupathi, H. B. (1999) Multivariate diagonosis of nutrient norms for grape. Indian J. Plant Nutrition, 22:219-227.

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Overview and importance of soil fertility

Learning Objective: 

After going through this RLO, you will be able to explain the meaning, concepts and components of soil fertility and describe the characteristics of a fertile and productive soil.

Reference: 

Prasad R & Power JF. (1997). Soil Fertility Management for Sustainable Agriculture. CRC Press.

Havlin JL, Beaton JD, Tisdale SL & Nelson WL. (2006). Soil Fertility and Fertilizers. 7th Ed. Prentice Hall.

Yawalkar KS, Agrawal JP & Bokde S. (2000). Manures and Fertilizers. Agri-Horti Publ.

Marschner, H. (1995). Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. Second edition. Academic Press Ltd. 

Epestein, E & Bloom,A. (2005). Mineral Nutrition of Plants: Principles and Perspectives. Second edition. Sinauer Associates.

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