Description

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source of the latest research in agronomy. Major reviews deal with the current topics of interest to agronomists, as well as crop and soil scientists. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Editor Donald Sparks, former president of the Soil Science Society of America and current president of the International Union of Soil Science, is the S. Hallock du Pont Chair of Plant and Soil Sciences at The University of Delaware. Volume 84 contains six excellent reviews that discuss topics critical to agricultural and environmental sustainability.

Key Features

* Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in Agriculture * Presents timely reviews on important agronomy issues * Enjoys a long-standing reputation for excellence in the field

Readership

Professionals, researchers, and students involved in agronomy, crop & soil sciences, plant science, and environmental sciences

Table of Contents

1. State of the Art on Soil-Related Geo-Medical Issues in the World -J. Deckers and E. Steinnes 2. Gaseous Emissions of Nitrogen From Grazed Pastures: Processes, Measurements and Modeling, Environmental Implications, and Mitigation -N. S. Bolan, S. Saggar, J. Luo, R. Bhandral and J. Singh 3. Modeling Cadmium Uptake and Accumulation in Plants -L. Tudoreanu and C. J. C. Phillips 4. Variable Charge Soils: Their Mineralogy, Chemistry and Management -N. P. Qafoku, E. Van Ranst, A. Noble and G. Baert 5. Understanding and Reducing Lodging in Cereals -P. M. Berry, M. Sterling, J. H. Spink, C. J. Baker, R. Sylvester-Bradley, S. J. Mooney, A. R. Tams and A. R. Ennos 6. Altering Fatty Acid Composition in Oil Seed Crops -J. W. Burton, J. F. Miller, B. A. Vick, R. Scarth and C. C. Holbrook

Details

No. of pages:
332
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080524368
Print ISBN:
9780120007820