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Concept's Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences

By: I.C. Gupta, & S. K. Gupta (Authors)

Price: $35.26

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 700864

ISBN: 8170223016

Condition: New


Agriculture being a multi-disciplinary approach, specialists in one discipline often come across words with which they are not familiar. This definitional dictionary contains definitions of terms commonly encountered by the researchers, planners and common man related to the field of agriculture. The scope of the book has been broadened by including terms from varying disciplines such as agronomy, agricultural engineering, botany, breeding, chemistry, climatology, entomology, genetics, geology, plant physiology, social sciences and soil science. The words could be easily located as these have ... View more info

Alkali Wastelands Environment and Reclamation

By: I.C. Gupta, S.K. Gupta & D.P. Sharma (Authors)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 117515

ISBN: 8175331003

Condition: New


In the next two decades, population of India is likely to cross 1.4 billion mark. With additional burden on food grains consumption from demographic shift from rural to urban centers and change in food habits, India need to produce about 325 million tons of food grains by 2027. Since the competing demands from other sectors of economy for the inelastic land resource are multiplying fast, the best agricultural lands are being encroached upon by these sectors. Thus, any further increase in food grains has to come from either vertical increase in productivity or through reclamation of so called w... View more info