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This booklet discusses the right way to observe the fundamental ideas of pedology to the tropical soils of the Indian subcontinent, with an emphasis on how you can increase crop productivity.

The publication showcases the examine contributions on pedology, geomorphology, mineralogy, micromorphology and weather switch accumulated from the literature on 3 significant soil kinds: shrink-swell soils, crimson 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 vital 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 offers an information base that's severe while trying to bridge the distance among nutrients creation and inhabitants progress.   

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