Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - July 19, 2017

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128124178
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128124185

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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 145, the latest in a series that is recognized as a leading reference and first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy presents new chapters that focus on A Chinese Model for the Planet, Allelopathic Potential of Sorghum Sorghum Bicolor (L.) Moench in Weed Control: A Comprehensive Review, Weed Dynamics and Management in Wheat, Improving Soil Health and Human Protein Nutrition by Pulses-Based Cropping Systems, and Potential Hotspot Areas of Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Grazed Pastoral Dairy Farm Systems. Each volume in this regularly updated series contains an eclectic group of reviews by leading scientists.

Key Features

  • Includes numerous, timely, state-of-the-art reviews on the latest advancements in agronomy
  • Features distinguished, well recognized authors from around the world
  • Builds upon this venerable and iconic review series
  • Covers the extensive variety and breadth of subject matter in the crop and soil sciences

Readership

Scientists and practitioners in academe, government, and industry and students in an array of fields including crop and soil sciences, agronomy, plant biology, and environmental sciences. The readership spans the globe.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    Donald L. Sparks
    1. Facility Cultivation Systems “设施农业” - A Chinese Model for the Planet
    Jianming Xie, Jihua Yu, Baihong Chen, Zhi Feng, Jie Li, Cai Zhao, Jian Lyu, Linli Hu, Yantai Gan and K.H.M. Siddique
    2. Allelopathic Potential of Sorghum Sorghum Bicolor (L.) Moench in Weed Control: A Comprehensive Review
    Lilianna Głąb, Józef Sowiński, Raven Bough and Franck E. Dayan
    3. Weed Dynamics and Management in Wheat
    Khawar Jabran, Khalid Mahmood, Bo Melander, Ali A. Bajwa and Per Kudsk
    4. Improving Soil Health and Human Protein Nutrition by Pulses-Based Cropping Systems
    Rattan Lal
    5. Potential Hotspot Areas of Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Grazed Pastoral Dairy Farm Systems
    J. Luo, J. Wyatt, T. van der Weerden, S. Thomas, C. de Klein, Y. Li, S. Lindsey, S. Ledgard, J. Li, W. Ding, S. Qin, N. Zhang, N. Bolan, M.B. Kirkham, Z. Bai, L. Ma, X. Zhang, H. Wang, H. Liu and G. Rys
    6. Conservation Agriculture Effects on Dynamics of Soil C and N Under Climate Change Scenario
    N.S. Pasricha

Product details

  • No. of pages: 334
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: July 19, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128124178
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128124185

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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