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Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry



The Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry section at the College of Agriculture, Pune was established in the year 1905. Prof. A.A. Maggit was the first Agricultural Chemist to the Government of Bombay. With the establishment of Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth in 1969, the post of Agricultural Chemist was designated as Professor of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science.

The following instruments are available in central Instrumentation
Cell, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry,
College of Agriculture, Pune-5
Sr.No. Name of the Instruments
1 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
2 Flame Photometer
3 Spectrophotometer
4 Pressure Plate Apparatus
5 B.O.D. Incubator
6 C.O.D. Incubator
7 N-Analyzer
8 PH meter
9 E.C. meter
10 Centrifuge Machine
11 Oven
12 Muffle furnace
13 Water bath
14 Mechanical Shaker
15 Grinding Machine
16 Double Distillation Unit
17 Hot Plate
18 Weighing balance
19 Digestion Unit
Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
College of Agriculture, Pune-5
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