Advances in Agronomy

Edited by

  • 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, has just been appointed the S. Hallock du Pont Chair of Plant and Soil Sciences at The University of Delaware.
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Professionals, researchers, and students involved in agronomy, plant science, and environmental sciences


Book information

  • Published: March 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-000796-7

Table of Contents

1. Keeping in Touch: Microbial Life on Soil Particle Surfaces -Aaron L. Mills2. The History and Success of the Public-Private Project on Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) -Linda M. Pollak3. Microbiological and Biochemical Indices for Assessing Quality of Acid Soil -Zhenli He, X.E. Yang, V.C. Baligar and D.V. Calvert4. Polyploidy and the Evolutionary History of Cotton -Jonathan F. Wendel and Richard C. Cronn 5. Development of Acidic Subsurface Layers of Soil under Various Management Systems -Keryn I. Paul, A. Scott Black and Mark K. Conyers 6. Soil Acidification and Liming Interactions with Nutrient and Heavy Metal Transformation and Bioavailability Nanthi S. Bolan, Domy C. Adriano and Denis Curtin