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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Advances in agronomy. Volume 85.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2005
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Donald L Sparks
|ISBN:||9780080490182 0080490182 0120007835 9780120007837|
|Notes:||Title from PDF title page (viewed July 17, 2007).|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Advances in Agronomy; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1. Advances in Hydropedology; I. Introduction; II. Hydropedology as an Intertwined Branch of Soil Science and Hydrology; III. Fundamentals and Applications of Hydropedology; IV. Future Needs in Advancing Hydropedology; V. Concluding Remark; Acknowledgements; Reference; Chapter 2. Bioindustrial and Biopharmaceutical Products Produced in Plants; I. Introduction; II. Technology Options; III. Production Options; IV. Products; V. Public Acceptance; VI. Conclusions and Future; References. Chapter 3. Assessing the Potential for Pathogen Transfer from Grassland Soils to Surface WatersI. Introduction; II. Pathogens in Livestock Wastes; III. Detection and Enumeration Techniques; IV. Transfer from Soil to Water; V. The Role of Colloids in Facilitating Transfer; VI. Factors Affecting Survival; VII. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 4. Developing Existing Plant Root System Architecture Models to Meet Future Agricultural Challenges; I. Introduction; II. Current Work; III. Model Processes; IV. Extending the Scope of Current Models; V. Structure of an Integrated Model. VI. Concluding RemarksAcknowledgments; References; Chapter 5. Labile Organic Matter Fractions as Central Components of the Quality of Agricultural Soils: An Overview; I. Introduction; II. Total Soil Organic Matter; III. Particulate Organic Matter; IV. Dissolved Organic Matter; V. Extractable Forms of Organic Matter; VI. Potentially Mineralizable C and N; VII. Synthesis and Conclusions; Rererence; Chapter 6. Crop Residue Management for Nutrient Cycling and Improving Soil Productivity in Rice-Based Cropping Systems in the Tropics; I. Introduction. II. Avability of Crop Resident in Rice-Based Croping SystemIII. Management Option for Crop Residues; IV. Crop Residue Decomposition; V. Crop Residue Management Effect on Nutrient Availability in Soils; VI. Effect of Crop Residues on Soil Properties; VII. Biological Nitrogen Fixation; VIII. Phytotoxicity Associated with Crop Residue Incorporation into the Soil; IX. Weed Control and Herbicide Efficiency; X. Emission of Greenhouse Gases; XI. Agronomic Responses to Crop Residue Management; XII. Summary and Conclusions; XIII. Research Needs; References. Chapter 7. Aspects of Jojoba Agronomy and ManagementI. Introduction; II. Plant Description and Characteristics; III. Plant Production; IV. Genetics; V. Agronomic Practices and Plant Adaptation; VI. Diseases and Insect Pests of Jojoba; VII. Concluding Remarks; Acknowledgments; References; Index.|
|Series Title:||Advances in Agronomy.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Donald L. Sparks.|
- Crops -- Genetic engineering.
- Soil science.
- Agriculture -- Periodicals.
- Agriculture -- Research -- Periodicals.
- Agriculture -- Research.
- TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science.
- TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- General.