Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - October 3, 1997

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080563756

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Written by international authorities in agronomy, Volume 62 contains five comprehensive reviews covering key contemporary topics on crop and soil sciences. As always, the topics are varied and exemplify the wide array of subject matter covered by this long-running serial. With this latest volume, Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and as a first-rate source of the latest research in agronomy, crop science, and soil science.

Readership

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

Table of Contents

  • P.A. Maurice and S.K. Lower, Use of Atomic Force Microscopy in Studying Soil Mineral Reactions.
    M. Arshad and W.T. Frankenberger, Jr., Plant Growth Regulating Substances in the Rhizosphere: Microbial Production and Functions.
    S. Aref and M.M. Wander, Long-Term Trends of Corn Yield and Soil Organic Matter in Different Crop Sequences and Soil Fertility Treatments on the Morrow Plots.
    M.S. Kang, Using Genotype-By-Environment Interaction for Crop Cultivar Development.
    J-A.E. Molina and P. Smith, Modeling Carbon and Nitrogen Processes in Soils.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 308
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1997
  • Published: October 3, 1997
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080563756

About the Serial 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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