Soil Survey and Land Use Planning

The purpose of Soil Survey and Testing is to classify the land into various land capability classes so that the land can be put to various uses such as agriculture, forestry, horticulture, agro-forestry and mixed land use system as per their capability. It involves multi-disciplinary and inter-related section viz. Soil Survey, Meteorology, Soil Testing, Cartography, Remote Sensing and Land Use Planning. Soil Survey (Soil Testing): During 2017, training programme on Soil Sample Collection and Analysis was conducted for JSCO and Field Assistants from three (3) districts viz. Kohima, Phek & Mon. Another weeklong training programme was attended by two (2) …

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