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, has just been appointed the S. Hallock du Pont Chair of Plant and Soil Sciences at The University of Delaware.

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

Agronomists, crop scientists, soil scientists, environmental scientists

Table of Contents

1. QUALITY SOIL MANAGEMENT OR SOIL QUALITY MANAGEMENT: PERFORMANCE VERSUS SEMANTICS -R. E. Sojka, D. R. Upchurch and N. E. Borlaug 2. GROSS NITROGEN FLUXES IN SOIL: THEORY, MEASUREMENT AND APPLICATION OF 15N POOL DILUTION TECHNIQUES -D. V. Murphy, S. Recous, E. A. Stockdale, I. R. P. Fillery, L. S. Jensen, D. J. Hatch and K. W. T. Goulding 3. DISTRIBUTION AND MANAGEMENT OF SELENIFEROUS SOILS -K. S. Dhillon and S. K. Dhillon 4. THE ROLE OF ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI IN SUSTAINABLE CROPPING SYSTEMS -L. A. Harrier and C.A. Watson 5. CATCH CROPS AND GREEN MANURES AS BIOLOGICAL TOOLS IN NITROGEN MANAGEMENT IN TEMPERATE ZONES -Kristian Thorup-Kristensen, Jacob Magid and Lars Stoumann Jensen 6. A REVIEW OF SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER(TRIFOLIUM SUBTERRANEUM L.): ITS ECOLOGY, AND USE AS A PASTURE LEGUME IN AUSTRALASIA -Michael L. Smetham 7. BREEDING HEVEA BRASILIENSIS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRAINTS -P. M. Priyadarshan

Details

No. of pages:
424
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120007974
Electronic ISBN:
9780080915425