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

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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