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Sustainable Crop Production - Recent Advances

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Academic Editor

Vijay Singh Meena
Vijay Singh Meena

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Regional Station, Samastipur (Bihar),
India

Co-editors

Mahipal Choudhary
Mahipal Choudhary

ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute,
India

Ram Prakash Yadav
Ram Prakash Yadav

Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan,
India

Sunita Kumari Meena
Sunita Kumari Meena

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University,
India

Published06 July 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.98155

ISBN978-1-80355-697-0

Print ISBN978-1-80355-696-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-80355-698-7

Copyright year2022

Number of pages208

Sustainable Crop Production - Recent Advances addresses various nutrient, crop, and soil management issues, including recent advances in sustainable food production in the context of the changing climate. Chapters present case studies on long-term field experiments in specific locations with a focus on the state of the art of sustainable agriculture production systems.

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3. Vermicomposting: A Step towards Sustainability

By Priyanka Saha, Anamika Barman and Anurag Bera

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4. Sustainability-Based Review of Irrigation Schemes Performance for Sustainable Crop Production in Nigeria

By Nura Jafar Shanono, Nura Yahaya Usman, Mu’azu Dantala Zakari, Habibu Ismail, Shehu Idris Umar, Sunusi Abubakar Amin and Nuraddeen Mukhtar Nasidi

282
5. Crop Diversification an Effective Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture Development

By Anamika Barman, Priyanka Saha, Shashank Patel and Anurag Bera

1,121
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6. Reducing Soil Compaction from Equipment to Enhance Agricultural Sustainability

By Michael M. Boland, Young U. Choi, Daniel G. Foley, Matthew S. Gobel, Nathan C. Sprague, Santiago Guevara-Ocana, Yury A. Kuleshov and Robert M. Stwalley III

269
7. Potential Applications of Rhizobacteria as Eco-Friendly Biological Control, Plant Growth Promotion and Soil Metal Bioremediation

By Nafeesa Farooq Khan, Aatifa Rasool, Sheikh Mansoor, Sana Saleem, Tawseef Rehman Baba, Sheikh Maurifatul Haq, Sheikh Aafreen Rehman, Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji and Simona Mariana Popescu

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8. Heavy Metal Contamination in Vegetables and Their Toxic Effects on Human Health

By Seema Manwani, Vanisree C.R., Vibha Jaiman, Kumud Kant Awasthi, Chandra Shekhar Yadav, Mahipal Singh Sankhla, Pritam P. Pandit and Garima Awasthi

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