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

Contributors to this special 100th volume were carefully selected by the editor for their perspectives on not only the current state-of-the-art of their topic but also where their fields are going and what future opportunities exist to advance scientific frontiers. Originating in 1949, Advances in Agronomy is a venerable serial review featuring state-of-the-art reviews on crop and soil sciences over the years, and is highly regarded around the world. Volume 100 continues this long tradition of excellence, with cutting-edge and visionary reviews from distinguished scientists at the top of their respective fields.
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Professionals, researchers, students, and government involved in agronomy, crop & soil sciences, plant science, and environmental sciencesas well as those in allied fields including geochemistry, environmental microbiology, and microbiology


Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374361-9

Table of Contents

Advances in Understanding Soil/Plant Interfacial ProcessesR. Tappero, H. Bais – University of DelawareR. Chaney – United States Dept. of Agriculture Dynamics of Soil FormationJ. Klaminder, C. Chen, K. Yoo – University of Delaware Extraterrestrial Exploration: Expanding Our HorizonsDoug Ming – NASA Johnson Space Center The Second Genetic CodeShawn Kaeppler – University of WisconsinNathan Springer – University of Minnesota Microbial Distribution in Soils: Physics and ScalingIain Young – University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland Advances in GeobiologyKenneth Nealson – University of Southern California Ecological Genomics Mark Aarts – Wageningen University Sorghum Drought Tolerance and Striga ResistanceGebisa Ejeta – Purdue University Environmental NanoparticlesPatricia Maurice – University of Notre DameMike Hochella – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Combining Biomarker With Stable Isotope Analyses for Assessing the Transformation and Turnover of Soil Organic Matter W. Amelung, S. Brodowski, A. Sandhage-Hofmann, and R. Bol