Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

1st Edition - January 8, 2019

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  • Editor: Donald Sparks
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128174043
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174050

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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 153, the latest release in this comprehensive series, continues its recognition as a leading, 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. Chapters in this updated volume include Novel Practice and Smart Technologies to Maximize the Nitrogen Fertilizer Value of Manure for Crop Production in Cold Humid Temperate Regions, Nitrogen Fertilization Management of Switchgrass, Miscanthus and Giant Reed: A Review, and much more.

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 the venerable and iconic Advances in Agronomy 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.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Novel Practice and Smart Technologies to maximize the Nitrogen Fertilizer Value of Manure for Crop Production in Cold Humid Temperate Regions
    Joann K. Whalen, Ben W. Thomas and Mehdi Sharifi
    2. Nitrogen Fertilization Management of Switchgrass, Miscanthus and Giant Reed: A Review
    Andrea Monti, Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Federica Zanetti, and Michael Casler
    3. The Effects of Mulch and Nitrogen Fertilizer on the Soil Environment of Crop Plants
    Xiukang Wang, Junliang Fan, Yingying Xing, Guoce Xu, Jian Deng, Yanfeng Wang, Fucang Zhang, Peng Li and Zhanbin Li
    4. Utilizing Crop Wild Relatives to Combat Global Warming
    Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair

Product details

  • No. of pages: 272
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: January 8, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128174043
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174050

About the 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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