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 81 contains five excellent reviews that discuss topics critical to agricultural and environmental sustainability.

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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


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

Table of Contents

1. The Global Impact of Soil Erosion on Productivity: I. Absolute and Relative Erosion-Induced Yield Losses -C. den Biggelaar, R. Lal, K. Wiebe and V. Breneman 2. The Global Impact of Soil Erosion on Productivity: II. Effects on Crop Yields and Production Over Time -C. den Biggelaar, R. Lal, K. Wiebe, H. Eswaran and V. Breneman 3. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Applications and Perspectives in Agriculture -Z. A. Zahir, M. Arshad and W. T. Frankenberger, Jr. 4. Organic Matter Accumulation in Submerged Soils -K. L. Sahrawat 5. Potassium Nutrition of the Rice-Wheat Cropping System -B. Singh, Y. Singh, P. Imas and X. Jian-chang


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