Advances in Agronomy

Series Editor:

  • Donald L Sparks, S.Hallock du Pont Chair in Soil and Environmental Chemistry and Director, Delaware Environmental Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source of the latest research in agronomy. Major reviews deal with the current topics of interest to agronomists, as well as crop and soil scientists. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Editor Donald Sparks, former president of the Soil Science Society of America and current president of the International Union of Soil Science, is the S. Hallock du Pont Chair of Plant and Soil Sciences at The University of Delaware. Volume 83 contains five excellent reviews that discuss topics critical to agricultural and environmental sustainability.
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Professionals, researchers, and students involved in agronomy, crop & soil sciences, plant science, and environmental sciences


Book information

  • Published: July 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-000781-3

Table of Contents

1. Effects of Fumigants on Non-Target Organisms in Soils A. M. Ibekwe2. Sorghum Improvement – Integrating Traditional and New Technology to Produce Improved Genotypes W. L. Rooney2. Critical Review of the Science and Options for Reducing Cadmium in Tobacco (nicotiana tabacum L.) and other plants N. Lugon-Moulin, M. Zhang, F. Gadani, L. Rossi, D. Koller, M. Krauss and G. J. Wagner3. Impact of Grazing Animals on N2 Fixation in Legume-Based Pastures and Management Options for Improvement J. C. Menneer, S. Ledgard, C. McLay, and W. Silvester4. Seed Fill Duration and Yield of Grain Crops D. B. Egli