Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture: Technological Advances and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture

Technological Advances and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by S. K. Gupta, Megh R. Goyal

Apple Academic Press

412 pages | 21 Color Illus. | 46 B/W Illus.

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This important volume, Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture, addresses the crucial issue of soil salinity of potential farmland and provides a comprehensive picture of the saline environment and plant interactions, along with management and reclamation methods and policies. With contributions from researchers from the fields of agricultural chemistry, soil science, biotechnology, agronomy, environmental sciences, and plant breeding and genetics, the volume emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach.

Table of Contents

Salinity Management: Emerging Technologies and Trends. Emerging Trends in Salinity Research: An Indian Perspective. Living with Salts in Irrigation Water. Coastal Ecosystems: Risk Factors for Development and Threats Due to Climate Change. Groundwater Contamination: Recent Advances in Identifying Sources. Tolerance to Soil Salinity. Review of Physiology of Salt Tolerance of Salvadora persica and Halophytic Grasses in Saline Vertisols. Effect of Soil Salinization on Plant Growth and Physiology of Plectranthus Species. Effect of Salinity Stress on Growth Parameters and Metabolites of Medicinal Plants: A Review. Soil Salinity Management in Crop Production. Bacterial-Mediated Amelioration Processes to Plants Under Salt Stress: A Review. Sustainable Reclamation and Management of Sodic Soils: Farmer’s Participatory Approaches. Pokkali Rice Cultivation in India: A Technique for Multi-Stress Management. Prevention, Reclamation and Management of Acid and Acid Sulphate Soils. Nutrient Management for Sustained Crop Productivity in Sodic Soils.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General