Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - April 24, 2012

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123942777
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123944160

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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. Integrated Nutrient Management for Food Security and Environmental Quality in China
    2. F. Zhang, Z. Cui, X. Chen, X. Ju, J. Shen, Q. Chen, X. Liu, W. Zhang, G. Mi, M. Fan and R. Jiang

    3. Effect of Climate Change Factors on Processes of Crop Growth and Development and Yield of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
    4. U. Kumar, P. Singh and K. J. Boote

    5. Agricultural Practices in Oil Palm Plantations and Their Impact on Hydrological Changes, Nutrient Fluxes and Water Quality in Indonesia: A Review
    6. I. Comte, F. Colin, J. K. Whalen, O. Grunberger and J.-P. Caliman

    7. Pathways to Agroecological Intensification of Soil Management by Smallholder Farmers in the Andean Highlands
    8. S. J. Fonte, S. J. Vanek, P. Oyarzun, S. Parsa, D. C. Quintero, I. M. Rao, and P. Lavelle

    9. Rethinking Internal Phosphorus Utilization Efficiency (PUE): A New Approach is Needed to Improve PUE in Grain Crops
    10. T. J. Rose and M. Wissuwa

    11. Computer Simulation in Plant Breeding

      X. Li, C. Zhu, J. Wang and J. Yu

Product details

  • No. of pages: 284
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: April 24, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123942777
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123944160

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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