This book contains the details of exercises about analytical determination of physical, physico-chemical and chemical characteristics of soils. In addition, the glassware, stepwise procedures, observations to be recorded and calculation are given for evaluation of results. Some important information about atomic weights of elements, important conversion factors, procedure for preparing standard solutions, optimum range of macro and micro nutrient elements in plants etc; has also been added in the form of appendix. Besides, a chapter on laboratory precautions and emergency first aid treatment will be helpful in systematic working in the laboratory and avoiding any accident etc.
The book describes the procedures of chemical analysis of soil, water and plant sample in simple way for the use of students, research workers, teachers and persons involved in soil-plant tissue and water analysis laboratories.
Deo Kumar: Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, College of Agriculture, Banda University of Agriculture & Technology Banda-210001, UP
Arbind Kumar Gupta: Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, College of Forestry, Banda University of Agriculture & Technology Banda-210001, UP
Atik Ahamad: Subject Matter Specialist (Soil Science), Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bharari, Jhansi-284204, UP
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1. Soil Analysis
2. Plant Analysis
3. Water Quality Analysis for Irrigation
4. General Purpose Instruments