Fertilizers are key for meeting the world s demands for food, fiber, and fuel. Featuring nearly 4,500 terms of interest to all scientists and researchers dealing with fertilizers, The Fertilizer Encyclopedia compiles a wealth of information on the chemical composition of fertilizers, and includes information on everything from manufacturing and applications to economical and environmental considerations. It covers behavior in soil, chemical and physical characteristics, physiological role in plant growth and soil fertility, and more. This is the definitive, up-to-date reference on fertilizers. This book is not available for purchase from Wiley in the country of India. Customers in India should visit Vasudha Research & Publications Pvt. Ltd. at www.fertilizer-encyclopedia.com
Vasant Gowariker is Satish Diwan Distinguished Professor at ISRO and Chairman of The Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission for the Government of Maharashtra in India. In 1993, he was appointed by the Indian Government to have a Re-look at Fertilizers, where Dr. Gowariker began gathering knowledge for Fertilizer Encyclopedia. He has written several books and over 200 research publications in the field of science and technology. Dr. Gowariker works with an inter-disciplinary team of editors, including eminent chemists, plant pathologists, agriculturists, science writers, and management experts.