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 for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial.
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Professionals, researchers, students, and government involved in agronomy, crop & soil sciences, plant science, and environmental sciences


Book information

  • Published: January 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394275-3

Table of Contents


  1. Maize Production in a Changing Climate: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies
  2. J. E. Cairns, K. Sonder, P. H. Zaidi, N. Verhulst, G. Mahuku, R. Babu, S. K. Nair, B. Das, B. Govaerts, M. T. Vinayan, Z. Rashid, J. J. Noor, P. Devi, F. San Vicente and B. M. Prasanna

  3. Environmental Chemistry of Silver in Soils: Current and Historic Perspectives
  4. Allison R. Rick and Yuji Arai

  5. Significance of Phosphorus for Agriculture and the Environment in the West Asia and North Africa Region
  6. John Ryan, Hayriye Ibrikci, Antonio Delgado, José Torrent, Rolf Sommer, and Abdul Rashid

  7. Sensing Soil Properties in the Laboratory, in situ and on-line - A Review
  8. Boyan Kuang; Hafiz S. Mahmood; Zaka Quraishi; Willem B. Hoogmoed, Abdul M. Mouazen, Eldert J. van Henten

  9. A Decision Support Framework for Effective Design and Placement of Vegetated Buffer Strips within Agricultural Field Systems
  10. L. K. Deeks, J. H. Duzant, P. N. Owens and G. A. Wood

  11. Biological Nitrification Inhibition (BNI) - A Novel Strategy to Regulate Nitrification in Agricultural Systems

G. V. Subbarao, K. L. Sahrawat, K. Nakahara, T. Ishikawa, N. Kudo, M. Kishii, I. M. Rao, C. T. Hash, T. S. George, P. Srinivasa Rao, P. Nardi, D. Bonnett, W. Berry, K. Suenaga and J. C. Lata