Precision Soil Sampling and Tillage

  • Latief Ahmad
  • Syed Sheraz Mahdi


Different methods of soil sampling used for precision nutrient and soil management have been put forth. In this chapter, the reader can also find a description of types and importance of tillage in agriculture. A brief description of different terms associated with tillage is also included. Finally, modern concepts in tillage including precision tillage have also been discussed.


Grid soil sampling Zone sampling Prescription maps Primary tillage Secondary tillage Minimum tillage Zero tillage Precision tillage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Latief Ahmad
    • 1
  • Syed Sheraz Mahdi
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of AgronomySher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of KashmirSrinagarIndia

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