Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy

by Donald L Sparks
     
 

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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source of the latest and best research in agronomy.

As always, the topics covered are varied and exemplary of the panoply of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial.

Volume 73 contains 4 reviews on contemporary and important topics in the

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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source of the latest and best research in agronomy.

As always, the topics covered are varied and exemplary of the panoply of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial.

Volume 73 contains 4 reviews on contemporary and important topics in the agronomic sciences. In Chapter 1, "Interactions among Root-Inhabiting Fungi and Their Implications for Biological Control of Root Pathogens," fungi are defined, their distribution and abundance are discussed, and their role in agroecosystems is present. Chapter 2, "Dwarfing Genes in Plant Improvement," discusses advances in the role of dwarfing genes in plant improvement. Emphasis is placed on breeding and genetic aspects. Chapter 3, "A Review of the Effect of N Fertilizer Type on Gaseous Emissions," covers a topic that is of great environmental interest - the effect of nitrogen fertilizers on gaseous emissions. Chapter 4, "Rhizobia in the Field," is a comprehensive review of rhizobia including diversity, systematics, natural populations, and field introduction of rhizobia.

Author Bio: Donald L. Sparks, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A.

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Comprises five contributions on improvement of tropical maize, pearl millet, nickel in soils, characterizing soil chemical properties, and cotton resistance to insects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780128001325
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/20/2014
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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