Preface; Changing Soil Status and Soil Supplements; Inorganic Soil Amendments: Effects on Soil Status and Plant Growth ; Organic Soil Supplements; Soil Supplements of Biological Origin; Effect of Non-Conventional Soil Supplements on Soil Status and Plant Growth; Combined Effect of Different Fertilizers on Soil and Plants; Long Term Use of Soil Supplements-Environmental Aspects; Other Fertilizers; Future Prospects and Recommendations; About the Author; Index.
The author is a botanist. Her research has been focused on studying the harmful effects of heavy metals on plants, their removal from contaminated waters, and wastewater treatment using phytoremediation technology. She also been associated with research groups working on environmental and toxicity aspects of medicinal plants. The years of research experience has given her the expertise in the subject area. Plant physiology, Stress physiology, Toxicity, Plant biochemistry has been her interests areas. She has contributed a lot to this field through publications in journals of national and international repute.