International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research


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Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part E (2024)

Soil fertility evaluation and mapping

Author(s): Nitesh Kumar Dandasena, Pritom Pal, Nasrullah Mollah, Subhayu Das and Parijat Bhattacharya
The determination of the appropriate application rate of plant nutrients is achieved by considering both the crop's nutrient requirements and the soil's capacity to supply nutrients. As a result, assessing soil fertility plays a critical role in agricultural practices and has become a fundamental step in managing soil and ensuring successful crop production. A systematic approach to evaluating soil fertility is pivotal for achieving well-balanced and sufficient fertilization in crop cultivation. Various methods are commonly employed to gauge soil fertility, including observing nutrient deficiency symptoms in plants, analyzing plant tissues, cultivating plants and microorganisms, and conducting chemical analysis of soil samples. Notably, substantial advancements have been made in the realm of digital soil mapping in recent times. This sophisticated technology provides the most precise insights into soil and crop conditions. Its applications encompass diverse areas such as land assessment, territorial management, agricultural extension, safeguarding the environment and other initiatives. Detailed maps of soil nutrients are important to identify the areas of fertility constraints and assist farmers on agricultural management measures for better crop productivity. The connection between soil fertility evaluation and mapping is profound, as soil fertility data is systematically translated into map attributes for widespread utilization by farmers and other stakeholders.
Pages: 363-367  |  195 Views  107 Downloads

International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research
How to cite this article:
Nitesh Kumar Dandasena, Pritom Pal, Nasrullah Mollah, Subhayu Das, Parijat Bhattacharya. Soil fertility evaluation and mapping. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2024;8(4):363-367. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2024.v8.i4e.967
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