Volume 54 contains seven reviews covering key contemporary topics in the crop and soil sciences. The connections between agricultural practice and environmental impact are addressed in chapters on subsurface microbial ecology, herbicide-resistant field crops, and nitrification inhibitors. Also among this collection are reviews on the microbial reduction of iron, manganese, and other metals; acid tolerance of wheat; lentil breeding and production; and the use of apomixis in cultivar development. With this latest volume, Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a prolific and first-rate reference by the scientific community. In 1993 Advances in Agronomy increased its publication frequency to three volumes per year, and will continue this trend as our breadth of agronomic inquiry and knowledge continues to grow.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Impact of agriculture on subsurface microbial ecology * Herbicide-resistant crops * Microbial reduction of iron, manganese, and other metals * Nitrification inhibitors * Apomixis in cultivar development


Researchers and students in agronomy, plant and soil sciences, and environmental sciences in university, industry, and government laboratories.

Table of Contents

E.L. Madsen, Impacts of Agricultural Practices on Subsurface Microbial Ecology. J. Dekker and S.O. Duke, Herbicide-Resistant Field Crops. B.F. Carver and J.D. Ownby, Acid Soil Tolerance in Wheat. D.R. Lovley, Microbial Reduction of Iron, Manganese, and Other Metals. R. Prasad and J.F. Power, Nitrification Inhibitors for Agriculture, Health, and the Environment. F.J. Muehlbauer, W.J. Kaiser, S.L. Clement, and R.J. Summerfield, Production and Breeding of Lentil. W.W. Hanna, Use of Apomixis in Cultivar Development. Subject Index.


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