ABSTRACT

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.

part 1|134 pages

Salinity Management: Emerging Technologies and Trends

chapter 1|22 pages

Emerging Trends in Salinity Research: an Indian Perspective

ByD. K. Sharma, Anshuman Singh

chapter 2|37 pages

Living With Salts in Irrigation Water

ByS. K. Gupta

chapter 4|38 pages

Ground Water Contamination: Recent Advances in Identifying Sources

ByDeepesh Machiwal, Madan Kumar Jha

part 2|100 pages

Tolerance to Soil Salinity

chapter 5|34 pages

Review of Physiology of Salt Tolerance of Salvadora Persica and Halophytic Grasses in Saline Vertisols

ByG. Gururaja Rao, J. C. Dagar, Sanjay Arora, Anil R. Chinchmalatpure

chapter 6|26 pages

Effect of Soil Salinization on Plant Growth and Physiology of Plectranthus Species

ByG. V. Ramana, Ch. Ramakrishna, Sk. Khasim Beebi, K. V. Chaitanya

part 3|160 pages

Soil Salinity Management in Crop Production

chapter 8|52 pages

Bacterial-Mediated Amelioration Processes to Plants Under Salt Stress: a Review

ByAmrita Kasotia, Ajit Varma, Devendra Choudhary Kumar

chapter 10|20 pages

Pokkali Rice Cultivation in India: a Technique for Multi-Stress Management

ByA. K. Sreelatha, K. S. Shylaraj

chapter 11|27 pages

Prevention, Reclamation and Management of Acid and Acid Sulphate Soils

ByA. Krishna Chaitanya, Shrikant Badole, Arbind Kumar Gupta, Biplab Pal