CONTENTS:- 1. Historical Developments; 2. Sampling and Laboratory Investigations; 3. Nature and Properties; 4. Land Development and Leaching; 5. Drainage Methods; 6. Chemical Amendments; 7. Agronomic and Cultural Practices; 8. Irrigation Practices; 9. Alkali Tolerance of Plants; 10. Post Reclamation Behaviour; 11. Alternate Land Use; 12. Socio-Economic Criteria.
This book encompasses the latest information on this subject for most states where problems of alkali lands exist. It has been our endeavor to include all aspects of reclamation and management so that there are at least few alternative to choose from. Therefore, we believe that the compiled information will be handy to post-graduate students, teachers, researches, extension personal and the staff in conventional departments such as agriculture and irrigation. Moreover, planners entrusted with the task of development of wasteland in India would be immensely benefited from the information include in this book.