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Land Resource Atlas of West Bengal


By: National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (Author)

164 pages, colour illustrations, colour maps, tables

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Hardback | Jan 2013 | #232416 | ISBN-13: 9788189043308
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NHBS Price: £93.50 $114/€104 approx

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Language: English

This volume presents qualitative and quantitative information on physical and cultural themes from published and unpublished sources that relate to administration, demography, land, climate, water, soil and infrastructure. Providing maps, charts, graphs and tables, the comprehensive study discusses important aspects of geology, forests, land use pattern, agro-climatic features, rainfall patters, water balance and water resources, industry, road and postal networks of the state. It assesses soil nature and drainage and soil fertility status as well as land capability, irrigability and soil degradation issues. It delves into facets like animal husbandry and tourism activities and their impact, horticultural development, land holding, cropping area and pattern, and crop production and suitability to present a comprehensive guide to land resources' availability and use in the state.

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