Advances in Agronomy, Volume 122

1st Edition

Hardcover ISBN: 9780124171879
eBook ISBN: 9780124171527
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th July 2013
Page Count: 276
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Table of Contents

Series Page

ADVANCES IN AGRONOMY

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Micronutrient Constraints to Crop Production in the Middle East–West Asia Region: Significance, Research, and Management

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Middle East–West Asia: An Overview

3 Soil Factors and Micronutrient Behavior

4 Micronutrient Disorders: Diagnosis Approaches

5 Micronutrient Research: Significance, Soil Behavior, and Crop Responses

6 Managing Micronutrient Deficiencies

7 Future Research Needs

8 Conclusions

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Two. Assessment and Modeling of Soil Available Phosphorus in Sustainable Cropping Systems

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Phosphorus in Agricultural Soils

3 Soil Available Phosphorus Measurements

4 Modeling Soil Available Phosphorus

5 Conclusions and Future Work

References

Chapter Three. Wien Effect in Suspensions and Its Application in Soil Science: A Review

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Fundamentals of Wien Effect

3 Stripping Intensity of Ions Adsorbed on Surfaces of Soil Particles

4 Dissociation Degree of Ions Adsorbed on Surfaces of Soil Particles

5 Binding Energies of Ions to Soil Particles

6 Adsorption Energies of Ions to Soil Particles

7 Concluding Remarks and Future Research Needs

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Four. Genetic Diversity for Wheat Improvement as a Conduit to Food Security

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Distribution of Genetic Diversity

3 Wheat Improvement

4 Wide Crosses: The Need, the Products, and Anticipated Impacts to Address Food Security

5 Wheat Grain Quality and Genetic Resources

6 Alien Genes in Wheat Germplasm and Translocation Categories

7 Elucidation of Some Recombination Studies


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


Details

No. of pages:
276
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124171527
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124171879