Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - April 13, 2007

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488196
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123739872

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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myraid of subject matter dealt with by thislong-running serial. Volume 93 contains six indespensable reviews.

Key Features

  • Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in Agriculture
  • Presents timely reviews on important agronomy issues such as nutrients, water relations, polyacrylamide, and more
  • Enjoys a long-standing reputation for excellence in the field


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

Table of Contents

  • Agricultural Contributions of Antimicrobials and Hormones on Soil and Water Quality
    - L. S. Lee, N. Carmosini, S. A. Sassman, H. M. Dion and M. S. Sepulveda

    Anthropogenic Influences on World Soils and Implications to Global Food Security
    - R. Lal

    Mitigation and Current Management Attempts to Limit Pathogen Survival and Movement within Farmed Grassland
    - D. M. Oliver, A. L. Heathwaite, C. J. Hodgson and
    D. R. Chadwick

    Weed Management in Direct-Seeded Rice
    - A. N. Rao, A. M. Mortimer, D. E. Johnson, B. Sivaprasad and J. K. Ladha

    Ecoregional Research for Development
    - J. Bouma, J. J. Stoorvogel, R. Quiroz, S. Staal, M. Herrero, W. Immerzeel, R. P. Roetter, R. van den Bosch, G. Sterk, R. Rabbinge and S. Chater

    Influence of High Temperature and Breeding for Heat Tolerance in Cotton: A Review
    - R. P. Singh, P. V. Vara Prasad, K. Sunita, S. N. Giri and K. R. Reddy

Product details

  • No. of pages: 408
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2007
  • Published: April 13, 2007
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488196
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123739872

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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