Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - September 19, 2009

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080888637

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Description

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 myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial.

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

Table of Contents

  • 1. Biogeochemical Processes controlling the fate and transport of Arsenic: Implications for South and Southeast Asia
    Scott Fendorf; Benjamin D. Kocar

    2. Inorganic And Organic Constituents And Contaminants Of Biosolids: Implications For Land Application
    R. J. Haynes; G. Murtaza; R. Naidu

    3. Nitrogen In Rainfed And Irrigated Cropping Systems In The Mediterranean Region
    John Ryan, Hayriye Ibrikci, Rolf Sommer and Ann McNeill

    4. Advances in Assessing Bioavailability of Metal(loid)s in Contaminated Soils
    Kirk G. Scheckel, Rufus L. Chaney, Nicholas T. Basta and James A. Ryan

Product details

  • No. of pages: 282
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: September 19, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080888637

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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