A Treatise of Indian and Tropical Soils by D.K. Pal PDF

By D.K. Pal

ISBN-10: 3319494384

ISBN-13: 9783319494388

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This e-book discusses find out how to observe the fundamental rules of pedology to the tropical soils of the Indian subcontinent, with an emphasis on how you can improve crop productivity.

The booklet showcases the examine contributions on pedology, geomorphology, mineralogy, micromorphology and weather swap gathered from the literature on 3 significant soil forms: shrink-swell soils, pink ferruginous (RF) soils and the soils that take place within the tropical environments of the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP). It additionally offers insights into a number of elements 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 impact in soil technological know-how by way of pedology, paleopedology, polygenesis and edaphology, it presents an information base that's serious while trying to bridge the space among nutrition creation and inhabitants development.

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10, Geological Society of India, Bangalore, pp 1–19 El-Swaify SA, Pathak P, Rego TJ, Singh S (1985) Soil management for optimized productivity under rain-fed conditions in the semi-arid tropics. Adv Soil Sci 1:1–63 Eswaran H, Sys C (1979) Argillic horizon in LAC soils formation and significance to classification. Pedologie 29:175–190 Eswaran H, Kimble J, Cook T (1988) Properties, genesis and classification of Vertisols. In: Hirekerur LR, Pal DK, Sehgal JL, Deshpande SB (eds) Classification, management and use potential of swell–shrink soils.

In: Wani SP, Rockström J, Oweis T (eds) Rainfed agriculture: unlocking the potential. , pp 54–72 Pal DK, Bhattacharyya, T, Chandran, P. Ray SK, Satyavathi PLA, Durge SL, Raja P, Maurya UK (2009c) Vertisols (cracking clay soils) in a climosequence of Peninsular India: evidence for Holocene climate changes. Quat Int 209:6–21 Pal DK, Sohan Lal, Bhattacharyya T, Chandran P, Ray SK, Satyavathi PLA, Raja P, Maurya UK, Durge SL, Kamble GK (2010) Pedogenic thresholds in benchmark soils under rice-wheat cropping system in a climosequence of the Indo-Gangetic alluvial plains.

78 mol electrons/(SiAl)4O10(OH)2), and low-charge smectite constitutes >70% in them (Ray et al. e. hydroxy-interlayered smectites, HIS) (Ray et al. 2003). 360 mol(−)/{(Si, Al)4O10 (OH)2} for Paral (Sodic Haplusterts) and Boripani (Typic Haplusterts) soils in the state of Maharashtra of central India, respectively. 26 mol(−)/{(Si, Al)4O10 (OH)2} (Thakare et al. The layer charge of clay smectites in Indian Vertisols by the alkyl ammonium method (Lagaly 1994) showed the presence of monolayer to bilayer and bilayer to pseudotrilayer transitions, indicating heterogeneity in the layer-charge density (Fig.

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