Mineral Nutrition of Rice

Mineral Nutrition of Rice

by N.K. Fageria

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466558069
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Pages: 586
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Dr. Nand Kumar Fageria, doctor of science in agronomy, has been the senior research soil scientist at the National Rice and Bean Research Center, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), since 1975. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the area of mineral nutrition for crop plants and has been a research fellow and ad hoc consultant to the Brazilian Scientific and Technological Research Council (CNPq) since 1989. Dr. Fageria is the author or coauthor of 12 books and more than 320 scientific journal articles, book chapters, review articles, and technical bulletins. He has written several review articles for Advances in Agronomy and has been an invited speaker to several national and international congresses, symposiums, and workshops. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Plant Nutrition and the Brazilian Journal of Plant Physiology. Since 1990, he has also served as a member of an international steering committee of symposiums on plant–soil interactions at low pH. He is an active member of the American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America.

Table of Contents

Ecophysiology of Rice
Introduction
Rice Cultivation Ecosystems
Soil Used for Rice Cultivation
Climatic Conditions
Growth Stages
Yield and Potential Yield
Yield Component Analysis
Rice Ratooning
Abiotic and Biotic Stresses
Hybrid Rice
Conclusions
References

Nitrogen
Introduction
Nitrogen Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plants
Harvest Index
Use Efficiency
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Phosphorus
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Harvest Index
Use Efficiency
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Potassium
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Harvest Index
Use Efficiency
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Calcium and Magnesium
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Harvest Index
Use Efficiency
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Sulfur
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Zinc
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Harvest Index
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Copper
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Harvest Index
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Manganese
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Harvest Index
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Iron
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Harvest Index
Management Practices
Iron Toxicity in Lowland Rice
Conclusions
References

Boron
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Harvest Index
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Molybdenum
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Chlorine
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Nickel
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

Silicon
Introduction
Cycle in Soil–Plant System
Functions
Deficiency Symptoms
Uptake in Plant Tissue
Use Efficiency
Silicon Harvest Index
Management Practices
Conclusions
References

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