Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry

Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry

Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry

Department of Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry (Foreword of HOD)


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Prof. Miss. P. C. Thombare


M.Sc. (Agri.)

Asst. Professor

It is equipped with modern laboratory and instruments to conduct practical’s as prescribed as per ICAR Curriculum. The main aim of this Department is to carry out research on the fundamental and applied aspects of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil; fertilizers and manures and their interaction with soil and plant; improvement and maintenance of soil fertility for sustained optimum agricultural production; utilization of organic residues (wastes) as a manure and production of biogas as fuel; soil test crop response correlation studies; advice to the farmers on soil test-based fertilizer recommendations.

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Objectives


1. The study of soil, as growing media for plants.

2. Management of soil for better crop production.

3. Analysis of soil, water, plant and fertilizer with recommendation for judicious use for highest crop productivity.

Unique Facilities


  1. 1. Well equipped laboratory

  2. 2. Well qualified faculty

  3. 3. Soil & water conservation unit

  4. 4. Soil & water clinic

  5. 5. Software based mini soil lab

  6. 6. Soil & water analysis for farmer

  7. 7. Hands on training

Equipments


Sr. No Equipments/ Materials Quantity
1 Post hole Auger 02
2 Dr. Leather soil Auger 02
3 American soil sampler 02
4 Screw soil Auger 02
5 Digital pH meter 03
6 Digital EC meter 03
7 Soil thermometer set 01 Set
8 Moisture box 50
9 Mechanical shaker 01
10 Hot air oven 01
11 Hot plate 01
12 Distillation unit 01
13 Jindal distillation unit 01
14 Electronic weighing balance 01
15 Flame photometer 01
16 Spectrophotometer 01
17 Atomic absorption spectrophotometer 01
18 Byouycos hydrometer 01
19 International pipette 01
20 Hydraulic conductivity 01
21 Yoder’s apparatus 01
22 Pressure plate apparatus 01
23 Calcimeter 01
24 N Analyzer 01
25 Centrifuge machine 01
26 Refrigerator 01
27 Muffle furnace 01
28 COD Analyzer 01
29 BOD Analyzer 01
30 Paper chromatography 01
31 Amino acid analyzer 01
32 Vacuum pump 01
33 Nitrogen Analyzer 02

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