Integrated Plant Nutrient Management

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair


Integrated plant nutrient system involves the balanced supply of chemical, organic, and biological forms of plant nutrient sources with the aim of improving the productivity, sustainability, and stability of production in an environmentally safe and economically and socially viable manner. The chapter elaborately discusses the merits of organic fertilizers, crop rotation in sustainable agriculture, and also frontier technologies, for sustainable agriculture, like precision farming.


Plant nutrients Organic fertilizers Integrated plant nutrient systems Traditional farming systems Crop yield Soil quality Biological diversity Constraints on implementing crop rotations Information technology Precision farming The Nutrient Buffer Power Concept” Sustainable land management Low potential areas Multifaceted dependence of agricultural sustainability Biodiversity Agroecosystems Agricultural biodiversity Agricultural intensification Off-farm loss of biodiversity Conservation and sustainable use of agricultural biodiversity 


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  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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  1. 1.International Agricultural Scientistc/o Mavila PankajakshyCalicutIndia

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