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.
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Audience

Professionals, researchers, and students involved in agronomy, crop & soil sciences, plant science, and environmental sciences

 

Book information

  • Published: August 2003
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-000798-1


Table of Contents

1. Soil as a Source of Dust and Implications for Human Health J. Smith and K. Lee2. An Ecological Approach to Strengthen Weed Management in the Semiarid Great Plains R. Anderson3. Nutrient Management for Improving Lowland Rice Productivity and Sustainability N. K. Fageria, N. A. Slaton and V. C. Baligar4. Molecular Breeding of Groundnut for Enhanced Productivity and Food Security in the Semi-Arid Tropics: Opportunities and Challenges S. L. Dwivedi, J. H. Crouch, S. N. Nigam, M. E. Ferguson and A. H. Paterson5. Scale-Dependent Dispersion in Soils: An Overview L. Zhou and H. M. Selim