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Cover for Scaling-up of science-led development - Sir Dorabji Tata Trust initiative.

Soil health mapping in Sir Dorabji Tata Trust-supported initiative across 16 districts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, India showed widespread deficiencies of sulfur, boron, zinc and phosphorus. Soil test-based balanced nutrient management recorded yield benefit of 10-40%, while the integrated...

Author(s)
Girish Chander; Pathak, P.; Wani, S. P.; Pardhasaradhi, G.; Dasgupta, S. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing and improving soil health.

This chapter discusses soil health degradation, assessment and management in India. The chapter also explores soils and greenhouse gases as well as nutrient management, soil health and crop production.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil carbon: science, management and policy for multiple benefits.

This book contains 31 chapters, grouped into 7 parts, which provides a link between the complexity of the scientific knowledge on soil carbon, and how this knowledge can be applied for multiple benefits, and the complexity of the policy and practice arenas where soil and land management impact many ...

Author(s)
Banwart, S. A.; Noellemeyer, E.; Milne, E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tectonics - climate-linked soil degradation and its impact in rainfed agriculture: Indian experience.

This chapter aims to illustrate the severe consequences of the natural degradation triggered by tectonic and climatic events using results from case studies in India. The case studies cover: natural degradation of major soil types in India; pedogenic threshold in dry climates and loss in soil...

Author(s)
Pal, D. K.; Bhattacharyya, T.; Chandran, P.; Ray, S. K.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian Vertisols: ICRISAT's research impact - past, present and future.

This chapter outlines the history of the research initiated by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics which aimed at increasing the production from Vertisols. This research quickly focused on the need for an approach that recognized the development at the watershed...

Author(s)
Myers, R. J. K.; Pathak, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning and facilitating a 'negotiated learning and action system': participatory research to improve soil management practices on Indian Vertisols and Alfisols.

This chapter illustrates a negotiated learning and action system research process based on the notions of participatory learning and systems thinking to provide insights gained from planning and facilitating this learning system. The need for participatory research in Vertisol and Alfisol...

Author(s)
King, C. A.; Singh, H. P.; Reddy, G. S.; Freebairn, D. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sustainable management of Vertisols.

This book provides an up-to-date information on Vertisols research, and guides readers to important reference material. Four keynote papers and eight country papers and national perspectives on the management of Vertisols in Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana and...

Author(s)
Syers, J. K.; Penning de Vries, F. W. T.; Nyamudeza, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book

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