History of Soil Research in Bangladesh

  • S. M. Imamul Huq
  • Jalal Uddin Md. Shoaib
Part of the World Soils Book Series book series (WSBS, volume 1)


The development of soil science as an individual discipline in this part of the Indian subcontinent started in the early 1940s. The systematic study of soils, their pedogenesis, classification, and so on started much later. The various stages of historical development of soil studies in Bangladesh are described in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Soil, Water and Environment, Bangladesh–Australia Centre for Environmental ResearchUniversity of DhakaDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Soil Resource Development Institute (SRD)DhakaBangladesh

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