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This book on the climate change, natural resources, landscape and agricultural ecosystems describes the contributing aspects of climate change related to natural resources, soil erosion, irrigation planning, water, landscape, sustainable crop yield agriculture, biomass estimation, problems of climate change and discusses the related resulting mitig...
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The purpose of this book is to describe the state of the art in research on Emerging Tools for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (i.e., nanotechnology, Molecular markers, speed breeding) recently all tools of the various discipline of Agriculture, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Nanotechnology come into modern agriculture for a sustainable...
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Case Studies in Geospatial Applications to Groundwater Resources provides thorough the most up-to-date techniques in GIS and geostatistics as they relate to groundwater, through detailed case studies that prove real-world applications of remote sensing applications to this subject. Groundwater is the primary source of fresh water in many parts of t...
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The acquisition of soil information using infrared spectroscopy is now widely practised in soil sciences. In conjunction with machine learning models, spectral data are used to predict soil properties in an effort to complement or replace soil laboratory analyses. However, the assessment of uncertainty of spectral models is still not a common pract...
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The pivotal role of soil as a resource is not fully appreciated by the general public. Improving education in soil science represents a challenge in a world where soil resources are under serious threat. Today’s high school students, the world’s future landowners, agriculturalists, and decision makers, have the potential to change society’s apathy...
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This book demonstrates the measurement, monitoring, mapping and modelling of soil pollution and land resources. This book explores state-of-the-art techniques based on open sources software & R statistical programming and modelling in modern geo-computation techniques specifically focusing on the recent trends in data mining/machine learning techni...
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The present field experiment was conducted at pot house of department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of C.S.A.U.A&T Kanpur (campus) under the Central Plain zone of Uttar Pradesh, during Rabi season of 2019-20. The experiment comprised of 9 treatment combinations in randomized block design with three replications consisted of T 1 : Contr...
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Soils are one of the most important natural resources and represents the basic source of the survival of the human population, existence and survival of biodiversity and life on our planet. Republika Srpska has a very heterogeneous land cover, different in the way of formation, depth, physical, chemical and biological characteristics, fertility, cl...
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Soil acidity with associated low nutrient availability is one of the major constraints to soybean production in southwestern Ethiopia. Integrated use of lime and acid-tolerant crops is believed to reduce soil acidity and improve crop production. The experiment was conducted in the field condition of Mettu, southwestern Ethiopia during the 2017/18 m...
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The geoarchaeological study of site MZ051S (Val di Sole, Trentino, Italy), carried out by the project ALPES (Alpine Landscapes: Pastoralism and Environment of Val di Sole), is presented here as a case-study for reconstructing human occupation of the uplands in the central-eastern Alps in late Prehistory and understanding the relationships between h...
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Understanding the spatial variation of soil properties is central to many sub-disciplines of soil science. Commonly in soil mapping studies, a soil map is constructed through prediction by a statistical or non-statistical model calibrated with measured values of the soil property and environmental covariates of which maps are available. In recent y...
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X-ray micro-computed tomography (X-ray μCT) has enabled the characterization of the properties and processes that take place in plants and soils at the micron scale. Despite the widespread use of this advanced technique, major limitations in both hardware and software limit the speed and accuracy of image processing and data analysis. Recent advanc...
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Aims: The application of a huge number of chemical fertilizers for crop production alters the sustainability of the environment and creates pollution. This problem can be minimized by the application of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria (PGPB). Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria (PGPB) are beneficial bacteria that promote plant growth and development th...
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An experiment was carried out at the Soil Science Field Laboratory of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh during Aman season to determine the nitrogen requirement of two aromatic rice varieties (Kalizira, and Chinisagar). There were five N levels, viz. N 0 (0 kg ha-1), N 20 (20 kg ha-1), N 40 (40 kg ha-1), N 60 (60 kg ha-1) and N 8...
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EVALUATION OF ORGANIC CARBON STATUS IN THE SOILS OF SAURASHTRA REGION Key words: Soil Organic Carbon, Soil Organic Matter, Soil Nitrogen, EC2.5, pH2.5 A field experiment entitled “Evaluation of Organic Carbon Status in the soils of Saurashtra Region” was carried out during summer season of 2021. Samples were collected from each taluka of different...
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This is the certificate of peer reviewing of a manuscript reviewed for International Journal of Plant and Soil Science.
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A field experiment was done at Naini Agricultural Institute in Research farm Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, SHUATS, Prayagraj. In the research trial, the experiment was laid in randomized block design with nine treatments and three replications. The okra was planted at a spacing of 30cm×15cm. Growth parameters were collected...
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Increasing demands for both crude medicinal plants and natural products based on herbs, the risk of excessive collection from the wild, and more protected areas have led to a growth in small- and large- scale cultivation. It is the only way to supply the contracted volume and high quality of special crop raw material. One of the places in Slovakia...
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An experiment was conducted in the Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, SASRD, Nagaland University to map spatial variability of soil carbon fractions using GIS tools in order to assess the spread as well as to predict the present status. Soil carbon fractions viz., organic carbon (OC), total organic carbon (TOC), permanganate oxi...
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Terrain is considered one of the most essential natural geographical features and is a key factor in physical processes. Geomorphometry and terrain analyses have provided a wealth of topographic data and corresponding tools, thus delivering insights into geomorphology, hydrology, soil science, and geographical information systems (GIS) in general....
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Spectrum technologies are shaping the way our world connects, communicates, and functions. Radio nodes connect through a nearly ubiquitous wireless mesh of other nodes, access points, satellites, and base stations to support an ever-expanding panorama of applications, spanning communication, autonomous navigation and transportation, radar-based geo...
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This article presents a literature review of studies utilising reflectance spectroscopy in geological research. We describe a variety of available spectral libraries together with providing examples of spectral reflectance diagrams, and explain the basic spectral ranges. Geologists can use different methods of data collection, for example, sensors...
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Soil organic matter (SOM) comprises a continuum of organic materials from granular organic debris to small organic molecules and contains more organic carbon than global vegetation and the atmosphere combined. It has remarkable effects on soil ecological functions and the global carbon cycle as well as the fate of pollutants in the terrestrial ecos...
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Os indicadores de qualidade do solo correlacionam-se afetando uns aos outros tanto positivamente como negativamente. A técnica de análise de trilha é amplamente utilizada para conhecer as correlações diretas e indiretas entre os atributos do solo. Considerando que o conhecimento da associação entre esses atributos é de grande importância na ciência...
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The electrolysis cell involved dual metal graphite electrodes were tested in the process of separating glycerol from biodiesel. The electrodes parameters were identified as 8 X150 mm in diameter and length with different spans of 25, 50, and 75mm. A fly-back transformer is used with CRT televisions and computer monitors to produce high voltage. The...
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Thorough knowledge of soil lithology and its properties are of considerable importance to agriculture. These parameters have a direct impact on water permeability and the content of the water in soil, which represent significant factors in crop yield, decisively determining the design of irrigation systems and farming processes. In the framework of...
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Soil hydrology is an inter-discipline of soil science and hydrology that mainly focuses on interactive pedologic and hydrologic processes and properties [...]
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The potentials of lactic acid bacteria serum, termed as ‘Lactobacillus (LB) serum’, in enhancing soil nutrient availability and supplies for the growth of Amaranthus hybridus and some chemical properties of soil were investigated at the screen house of the Department of Soil Science, University of Benin. Three application rates of the serum were ad...
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Under arid and semi-arid climatic conditions, salinization, naturally induced by parental materials weathering or artificially caused by anthropogenic actions, depicts a severe land degradation form, which significantly impacts crop yield in arable lands affecting food security on local and regional scales. At the same time, its adverse effects on...
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Application of nitrification inhibitors (NIs) with nitrogen (N) fertilizer is one of the most efficient ways to improve nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). To fully understand the efficiency of NIs with N fertilizer on soil nitrification, yield and NUE of maize ( Zea mays L.), an outdoor pot experiment with different NIs in three soils with different pH...
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The ESAFS 2022 Book of Abstracts was published for the 15th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies (ESAFS 2022), which was held at Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on August 22-26, 2022. It was organized by Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) in collaboration with Institute of Bio...
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Abstract Purpose. In the structure of the soil cover of the Prydnisterska upland, the area of chernozems is 4 060 km2 . The overall rate of plowing up of the territory reaches 80%. The agricultural use of chernozems led to the transformation of almost all processes and properties, but these changes were most reflected in the humus state. A decreas...
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A fundamental challenge in human missions to Mars is producing consumable foods efficiently with the in situ resources such as soil, water, nutrients and solar radiation available on Mars. The low nutrient content of martian soil and high salinity of water render them unfit for direct use for propagating food crops on Mars. It is therefore essentia...
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Sugarcane mill mud/filter cake is an activated sludge-like byproduct from the clarifier of a raw sugar production factory, where cane juice is heated to ≈90°C for 1–2 hr, after the removal of bagasse. Mill mud is enriched with organic carbon, nitrogen, and nutrient minerals; no prior report utilized 16S rRNA gene sequencing to characterize the micr...
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Inspired by the fertility and climate change-mitigation properties of the so-called Amazonian Dark Earths (ADEs), soil science has devised a technoscientific replica, a soil amendment known as biochar, intended to improve agricultural sustainability and carbon storage in the biosphere. Drawing on fieldwork with Afroindigenous horticulturalists, thi...
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A field trial was conducted on sandy loam soil having low status of organic carbon and accessible nitrogen, medium in accessible phosphorous and high in accessible potassium at pot house of department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of C.S.A.U.A&T, Kanpur (campus) under Indo-Gangetic Plain zone of Uttar Pradesh, amid Rabi season of 2021-...
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The experiment was conducted in the Horticultural Farm of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The experiment consisted of two factors. Factor A: Branch pruning and old leaf removal as P 0 = Control, P 1 = Old leaf removal, P 2 = Lateral branch pruning, P 3 = Old leaf removal and lateral branch pruning and Factor B: 3 varieties...
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A field trial was conducted on sandy loam soil having low status of organic carbon and accessible nitrogen, medium in accessible phosphorous and high in accessible potassium at pot house of department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of C.S.A.U.A&T, Kanpur (campus) under Indo-Gangetic Plain zone of Uttar Pradesh, amid Rabi season of 2021-...
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Resumo A demanda por métodos alternativos de avaliação qualitativa do solo que auxiliem no planejamento e tomada de decisão agrícola e política tem crescido nas últimas décadas. O alto custo e tempo necessário para levantamentos de campo são entraves que oneram a obtenção de conhecimento para o correto manejo do solo e das culturas agrícolas. Assim...
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This edited book focuses on the application and implementation of bioremediation and other strategies to create a sustainable and healthy environment. It provides a collection of approaches to environmental biotechnology for wastewater treatment, removal of soil heavy metals, degradation of pesticides, removal of dyes, waste management, and microbi...
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Abstract Phytoremediation potentials of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), Sunflower (Helianthus amarus) and Fluted pumpkin (Telifaria occidentallis) on spent engine oil polluted texturally contrasting soils was evaluated in the glasshouse belonging to the Depart�ment of Soil Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Three texturally contrasting soils: Sand...
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Metals and Metalloids in Soil-Plant-Water System examines the impact of metal/metalloid contamination on the plant life cycle, as well as microbes present in soil. Highlighting uptake and translocation, the book also examines antioxidant, photosynthesis and growth characteristics of plants grown in metal contaminated soil. Beginning with an introdu...
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Pastoralist communities worldwide face complex challenges regarding food and feed productivity. Primary production systems are under stress, nutritional choices are changing and the relationship between development and agriculture is undergoing profound transformation. Under increasing pressure from climate and land use change, East African agro-pa...
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Gender equality in Italian soil science is still far from being a reality although an in-depth investigation has never been carried out. In this work we analyse data on women soil scientists working in public research institutions and universities as well as on those affiliated with soil science societies, considering the changes in gender balance...
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Current research in soil science which include all chapters from various topics in the field of soil science compiled together by the chief editor.
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Soil and other Earth scientists who conduct research on C management found themselves, in the past decade within a swirl of efforts concerning climate mitigation, economic and business investments in carbon markets, and political aspirations. All these external pressures are issues with which soil science is largely unfamiliar. As a result, science...
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Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult.) is a cool-season wheatgrass fodder plant whose vegetative form grows during early spring in the rangelands of Turkey. Due to their natural growth in dry pastures, especially in sheep grazing meadows, it has shown great potential to support the breeding of pastures in these rangelands. For this study,...
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The pivotal role of soil as a resource is not fully appreciated by the general public. Improving education in soil science represents a challenge in a world where soil resources are under serious threat. Today’s high school students, the world’s future landowners, agriculturalists, and decision makers, have the potential to change society’s apat...
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Climate change, urbanization, and population increase limit food availability. To sustain human existence, there is the need to increase food and agricultural production to mitigate the impact of these factors. Scientists have been working for years on ways to increase food production. From plant breeding techniques to soil science, scientists have...
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growing evidence base has shown that plastics are widely distributed in soils and could have negative effects on soil functions. However, within international standards for soil description, plastics are handled so far as one part of human-made artefacts. With the ongoing plastic crisis, such a simple classification may no longer be sufficient to p...
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Phytoremediation potentials of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), Sunflower (Helianthus amarus) and Fluted pumpkin (Telifaria occidentallis) on spent engine oil polluted texturally contrasting soils was evaluated in the glasshouse belonging to the Department of Soil Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Three texturally contrasting soils: Sandy loam (SL)...
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The world of mushrooms is very exciting and full of with surprises for the reader. Mushrooms are very important macro-organisms for our agroecosystem, because they are edible and medicinal for human health, on one side, and toxic causing the death of humans, on the other side. Several nutritional, medicinal and pharmaceutical applications of mushro...
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Purpose of Review In this article, I consider how ideas about the role of mathematics in the formation of landscape studies as those lying between inexact (descriptive) and exact (physical) sciences have changed historically. In his little-known work of 1888, V. V. Dokuchaev answered the question of what was required for a descriptive science, like...
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The dynamic response of rocks to thermal, hydrodynamical, mechanical, and geochemical solicitations is of fundamental interest in several disciplines of geosciences, including geo-engineering, geophysics, rock physics, hydrology, mineralogy, and environmental and soil sciences. From crystal shape to rock microstructure or pore space and fluid distr...
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Field experiment was conducted during Rabi season 2021-22 at Research Farm Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Naini Agricultural Institute, SHUATS, Prayagraj. To study the effects and uses of Organic Manure and Micro-Macro nutrients on wheat there were 9 treatments combinations replicated thrice in 32 factorial randomized block...
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Aims: Under the intensive agriculture system, it is crucial to maintain the soil fertility for the sustainability of crop production. Therefore, the study was conducted in the experimental field of the Department of Soil Science of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur to investigate the effect of different man...
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El suelo es donde todo comienza, se necesitan más de 1000 años para que se forme un centímetro de suelo de acuerdo a la FAO, es decir, el suelo que tenemos en este instante será el único que tendremos mientras estemos vivos. El estudiar los suelos su conservación y manejo garantizan la seguridad alimentaria, agua más limpia y más biodiversidad, por...
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This paper presents an improvement on a previous model for predicting the Marsh funnel (MF) test that is used in slurry shield tunneling for evaluating the rheological properties of bentonite slurries. The improvement focuses on the prediction of the dynamic part for fluids with small MF times. The velocity profile of the Herschel-Bulkley fluid in...