Management Of Vertisols And Associated Soils uri icon

abstract

  • Results of studies for increasing and stabilizing crop production on vertisols and associated vertic soils conducted at ICRISAT and CRIDA research and cooperating stations are summarized for both the dependable (> 750 mm annual rainfall) and undependable (< 750 mm annual rainfall) precipitation zones. The lessons learnt from the applications of technologies in on-farm research are enumerated; the components of the technologies that are robust and have wide applicability are identified. A listing of districts in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh where different types of improved technologies could be applied for increasing crop production on vertisols and associated soils is included

publication date

  • 1986