ISBN-10:
1560221402
ISBN-13:
9781560221401
Pub. Date:
08/28/2006
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Enhancing the Efficiency of Nitrogen Utilization in Plants / Edition 1

Enhancing the Efficiency of Nitrogen Utilization in Plants / Edition 1

by Sham S. Goyal, Rudolf Tischner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560221401
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2006
Series: Published Simultaneously As the Journal of Crop Improvement, Vol. 15, No. 2 Ser.
Pages: 489
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword (Rattan Lal)
  • PHYSIOLOGY AND ADAPTIVE MECHANISMS
  • Plant Nitrogen Transport and Its Regulation in Changing Soil Environments (Dev T. Britto and Herbert J. Kronzucker)
  • Root System Characteristics and Control of Nitrogen Uptake (Hormoz BassiriRad)
  • Nitrate Uptake and Reduction in Plants (Rudolph Tischner)
  • Nitrogen Use at the Leaf and Canopy Level: A Framework to Improve Crop N Use Efficiency (M. Fernanda Dreccer)
  • Regulation of C/N Interaction in Model Plant Species (Anne Krapp and Hoia-Nam Truong)
  • MOLECULAR GENETICS
  • Application of Molecular Markers in Breeding for Nitrogen Use Efficiency (Hesham A. Agrama)
  • From Agronomy and Ecophysiology to Molecular Genetics for Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Crops (Bertrand Hirel and Gilles Lemaire)
  • APPLIED ASPECTS
  • Integrated Nitrogen Fertilization for Intensive and Sustainable Agriculture (Upendra Singh)
  • Rhizobial Inoculants for Legume Crops (Newton Z. Lupwayi, George W. Clayton, and Wendell A. Rice)
  • Nitrogen Nutrition and Use in Horticultural Crops (Jacques Le Bot and Stéphane Adamowicz)
  • Nitrogen and Irrigation Management Practices to Improve Nitrogen Uptake Efficiency and Minimize Leaching Losses (A. K. Alva, S. Paramasivam, A. Fares, J. A. Delgado, D. Mattos, Jr., and K. Sajwan)
  • Numerical Modeling to Study the Fate of Nitrogen in Cropping Systems and Best Management Case Studies (J. A. Delgado, A. K. Alva, A. Fares, S. Paramasivam, D. Mattos, Jr., and K. Sajwan)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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