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Advances in Agronomy #51: Advances in Agronomy

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Publisher Comments:

Volume 51 is a compilation of cutting-edge reviews written by leading crop and soil scientists. Several chapters emphasize ecology and the environment: conservation tillage with emphasis on ecological approaches to soil management, especially its effects on the environment, soil physical and chemical properties, and surface mulch, nutrient, and pest management; a complete and contemporary review on integrated pest management, ecological and environmental considerations, and future directions; a comprehensive review of cadmium accumulation in plants and its effects on human health. Other topics which are of interest to agronomists around the world include a comprehensive review on gypsum and acid soils; and transposable elements in maize and their role in creating plant genetic variability.

Key Features

* Gypsum and acid soils

* Conservation tillage

* Transposable elements in maize

* Concepts and directions in arthropod pest management

* Accumulation of cadmium in crop plants and its consequences to human health

Table of Contents

Directions in Arthropod Pest Management.

G.J. Wagner, Accumulation of Cadmium in Crop Plants and Its Consequences to Human Health.

Subject Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780120007516
Editor:
Sparks, Donald L.
Publisher:
Academic Press
Editor:
Sparks, Donald L.
Author:
Sparks, Donald L.
Author:
Sparks, Donald
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Agriculture
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Series:
Advances in Agronomy
Series Volume:
051
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
217
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Civil Engineering » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Agronomy
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Crop Science
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General

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