Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - September 8, 1993

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080563633

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Description

Volume 50 highlights current areas of interest to both researchers and students of agronomy internationally. Areas covered include a thorough treatment of redox chemistry in soils, advances in agronomic improvement in oilseed brassicas, population groupings of soybean bradyrhizobia, crop responses to chloride, and plant nutrient sulfur in the tropics and subtropics.

Key Features

  • Advances in agronomic improvement in oilseed brassicas
  • A comprehensive overview of population groupings of soybean bradyrhizobia
  • Details on crop responses to chloride
  • A thorough treatment of redox chemistry in soils
  • Plant nutrient sulfur in the tropics and subtropics

Readership

Researchers and students in agronomy, crop and soi l science, environmental science, molecular biology and genetics, biotechnology, agricultural engineering, botany, horticulture, and forestry.

Table of Contents

  • R.K. Downey and S.R. Rimmer, Agronomic Improvement in Oilseed Brassicas.
    J.J. Fuhrmann, Population Diversity Groupings of Soybean Bradyrhizobia.
    P.E. Fixen, Crop Responses to Chloride.
    R.J. Bartlett and B.R. James, Redox Chemistry of Soils.
    N.S. Pasricha and R.L. Fox, Plant Nutrient Sulfur in the Tropics and Subtropics.
    Chapter References.
    Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 277
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1993
  • Published: September 8, 1993
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080563633

About the Serial Volume Editor

Donald Sparks

Donald Sparks
DONALD L. SPARKS is the Unidel S. Hallock du Pont Chair and Francis Alison Professor at the University of Delaware. He is internationally recognized for his research in the areas of kinetics of biogeochemical processes and surface chemistry of natural materials. His research has focused on fate and transport of trace metals in soil and water, soil remediation, water quality, and carbon sequestration in soils. Dr. Sparks is the author of two previous editions of Environmental Soil Chemistry and more than 350 refereed papers and book chapters. He is fellow of five scientific societies, and he has been the recipient of major awards and lectureships including the Geochemistry Medal from the American Chemical Society, the Liebig Medal from the International Union of Soil Sciences, the Einstein Professorship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Philippe Duchaufour Medal from the European Geosciences Union. Dr. Sparks served as president of the Soil Science Society of America and the International Union of Soil Sciences, has served on advisory committees for several national laboratories and national and international centers and institutes, and served as chair of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee for Soil Sciences and other NAS Committees.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Delaware Environmental Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA

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