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SOIL HEALTH MANAGEMENT

A practically usable, research based, multi-faceted account of the subject by authors who can diagnose and treat soil health
Edited by Dr. HLS Tandon


Highlights:

  • Management of Soil Physical Health
  • Management of Soil Chemical Health: Fertility Aspects
  • Management of Soil Biological Health
  • Soil Health Management Under Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems
  • Soil Health Management in Rainfed-Dryland Areas:
  • Soil Health Management in Acid Soils
  • Environmental Aspects of Soil Health Management
  • Soil Health Management at Farm Level
ISBN: 81-85116-66-0 (2014)
Price In India: Rs. 600
Outside India: US$60
 
 
   

 

 

Nutrient Uptake, Removal & Recycling by Crops

by Dr. HLS Tandon & Y Muralidharudu

Highlights:
Probably the first and only book of its kind devoted exclusively to nutrients asbsorbed, removed and recycled by various crops. Covers all major and Micronutrients. Crops covered: Cereals, millets, pulses, oilseeds, sugar crops, fibre crops, plantation crops, fruits, vegetables, spices, medicinal and aromatic plants, industrial crops, forest trees etc.

Must for all those interested in crop production and nutrition. Agronomy and market dev staff of the industry, Officers of the state departments of agriculture and horticulture students,teachers, researchers, soil-plant-fertiliser analysis labs consultants, KVKs, training centers, plantation managers.

ISBN: 81-85116-61-X (2017)
Price In India: Rs. 600
Outside India: US$60
 
   
 

Methods of Analysis of Soils, Plants, Waters, Fertilisers and Organic Manures

Edited by Dr. HLS Tandon

Contents:
  • Nutrients in Soils, Plants, Waters and Fertilizers.
  • Analysis of Soils for Available Major Nutrients.
  • Soil Analysis for Available Micronutrients.
  • Analysis of Plants Materials for Macro and Micronutrients.
  • Analysis of Irrigation Waters.
  • Analysis of Fertilizers for Major and Micronutrients.
  • Analysis of Organic Manures, Composts etc.

Coverage : N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn, heavy metals, BOD, COD & microbial status

ISBN: 81-85116-55-5 (2017)
Price In India: Rs. 600
Outside India: US$60
 

 

   

 

Micronutrient Handbook

– from research to practical application             
by Dr. HLS Tandon (2013)

Updated edition with colour plates. Provides latest research-based practical information on all plant micronutrients (Boron, Chlorine, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Zinc) and their carriers( salts, chelates, multi-micronutrient formulations, quality standards)

Highlights:
  • Role in plants and deficiency/toxicity symptoms
  • Micronutrients in Soils (micronutrient wise sections)
  • Micronutrients in Crops (micronutrient wise sections)
  • Micronutrient Uptake and Removal by Crops
  • Multi-Micronutrient Scenario
  • Micronutrient Fertilisers, their characteristics & production
  • Practical Micronutrient Recommendations (statewise, cropwise)
  • Agro-Economic Management of Micronutrients
  • Research, Development and Quality Control Organisations
  • 10 References
  • Self test for students, extension officers and sales staff

Appendix: Fertiliser Specifications (updated as on February 2013)
Appendix:Approved Multi-micronutrient Mixtures
Suppliers Section
Color Plates on Micronutrient Deficiency Symptoms

ISBN: 81-85116-68-7(2013)
Price In India: Rs. 600
Outside India: US$60
 
 

FERTILISERS

Their Composition, Characteristics, Quality, Transformations & Applications
by Dr. HLS Tandon & Dr. KN Tiwari

Contents:
A source book of about 100 conventional and speciality fertilizers describing their composition, characteristics, quality, transformations & applications.

Fertilisers included :

  • All plant nutrients (major and micro)
  • Conventional straight and complex fertilizers
  • Speciality fertilizers and 100% WS fertilisers
  • Micronutrient salts, chelates, multimicronutrients
  • Fortified fertilizers
  • Liquid fertilizers

Specially prepared for industry executives, students, teachers, extension officers, KVK’s, entrepreneures,  consultants, marketing personnel and R&D centers.

ISBN: 81-85116-57-1(2018)
Price In India: Rs. 500
Outside India: US$50