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 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-407247-3

Table of Contents

  1. Use of Synchrotron-based Techniques to Elucidate Metal Uptake and Metabolism in Plants
  2. G. Sarret, E. A .H. Pilon Smits, H. Castillo Michel, M. P Isaure, F. J Zhao and R. Tappero

  3. Advances in Understanding Organic Nitrogen Chemistry in Soils Using State-of-the-Art Analytical Techniques
  4. Peter Leinweber, Jens Kruse, Christel Baum, Melissa Arcand, J. Diane Knight, Richard Farrell, Kai-Uwe Eckhardt, Kristian Kiersch and Gerald Jandl

  5. The Role of Nitrate in Human Health
  6. Nathan S. Bryan and Hans van Grinsven

  7. Cadmium Contamination and its Risk Management in Rice Ecosystems
  8. Nanthi S. Bolan, Tomoyuki Makino, Anitha Kunhikrishnan, Pil-Joo Kim, Satoru Ishikawa, Masaharu Murakami, Ravi Naidu and Mary Beth Kirkham

  9. Transport and Retention of Heavy Metal in Soils: Competitive Sorption
  10. H. M. Selim

  11. Clean Coal Technology Combustion Products: Properties, Agricultural and Environmental Applications, and Risk Management
  12. Balaji Seshadri, Nanthi S. Bolan, Ravi Naidu, Hailong Wang and Kenneth Sajwan

  13. An Assessment of the Variation of Manure Nitrogen Efficiency throughout Europe and an Appraisal of Means to Increase Manure N Efficiency

J. Webb, Peter Sørensen, Gerard Velthof, Barbara Amon, Miriam Pinto, Lena Rodhe, Eva Salomon, Nicholas Hutchings, Piotr Burczyk and Joanne Reid