Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - January 2, 2018

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128152843
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128152836

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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. Each volume contains an eclectic group of reviews by leading scientists throughout the world. As always, the subjects covered are rich, varied, and exemplary of the abundant subject matter addressed by this long-running serial.

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

  • 1. The important role of layered double hydroxides in soil chemical processes and remediation: What we have learned over the past 20 years
    Matthew Siebecker
    2. Addressing two bottlenecks to advance the understanding of preferential flow in soil
    Henry Lin
    3. Smart fertilizers as a strategy for sustainable agriculture
    Cornelia Rumpel
    4. Improved phosphorus recycling in organic farming: navigating between constraints
    Kurt Moeller
    5. Limitations of existing weed control practices necessitate development of alternative techniques baed on biological approaches
    Zahir Ahmad Zahir

Product details

  • No. of pages: 302
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: January 2, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128152843
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128152836

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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