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 85 contains seven 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: February 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-000783-7

Table of Contents

1. Advances in Hydropedology (H. Lin, J. Bouma, L. P. Wilding, J. L. Richardson, M. Kutilek, and D. R. Nielsen)2. Bioindustrial and Biopharmaceutical Products Produced in Plants (John A. Howard and Elizabeth Hood)3. Assessing the Potential for Pathogen Transfer from Grassland Soils to Surface Waters (David. M. Oliver, Christopher D. Clegg, Philip M. Haygarth and A. L. Heathwaite)4. Developing Existing Plant Root-system Architecture Models to Meet Future Agricultural Challenges (Lianhai Wu, M. B. McGechan, C. A. Watson and J. A. Baddeley)5. Labile Organic Matter Fractions as Central Components of the Quality of Agricultural Soils: An Overview (R. J. Haynes)6. Crop Residue Management for Nutrient Cycling and Improving Soil Productivity in Rice-Based Cropping Systems in the Tropics(Yadvinder-Singh, Bijay-Singh, and J. Timsina)7. Aspects of Jojoba Agronomy and Management (G. J. Ash, A. Albiston, and E. J. Cother)