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Advances in Agronomy
1st Edition - August 4, 1998
Editor: Donald L. Sparks
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Volume 64 contains six comprehensive reviews covering key contemporary topics on crop and soil sciences. As always, the topics are varied and exemplary of the array of subject… Read more
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Volume 64 contains six comprehensive reviews covering key contemporary topics on crop and soil sciences. As always, the topics are varied and exemplary of the array of subject matter covered by this long-running serial. With this latest volume, Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and as a first-rate source of the latest research in agronomy, crop science, and soil science.
Cytogenics and genetics of pearl millet
Comprehensive look at advances in ICP emission and ICP spectrometry
Cotton growth and nitrogen supply
Sources and behavior of arsenic in the soil environment
Dryland cropping intensification methods
How plant roots acquire mineral nutrients
Researchers and students in agronomy, plant and soil sciences, and environmental sciences in university, industry, and government laboratories.
P.P. Jauhar and W.W. Hanna, Cytogenetics and Genetics of Pearl Millet. P.N. Soltanpour, G.W. Johnson, S.M. Workman, J.B. Jones, Jr., and R.O. Miller, Advances in ICP Emission and Mass Spectrometry. T.J. Gerik, D. Oosterhuis, and H.A. Torbert, Managing Cotton Nitrogen Supply. E. Smith, R. Naidu, and A.M. Alston, Arsenic in the Soil Environment: A Review. H.J. Farahani, G.A. Peterson, and D.G. Westfall, Dryland Cropping Intensification--A Fundamental Solution to Efficient Use of Precipitation. P. Hinsinger, How Do Plant Roots Acquire Mineral Nutrients? Chemical Processes Involved in the Rhizosphere. Subject Index.
No. of pages: 274
Published: August 4, 1998
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780120007646
eBook ISBN: 9780080563770
Donald L. Sparks
DONALD L. SPARKS is the Unidel S. Hallock du Pont Chair and Francis Alison Professor at the University of Delaware. He is internationally recognized for his research in the areas of kinetics of biogeochemical processes and surface chemistry of natural materials. His research has focused on fate and transport of trace metals in soil and water, soil remediation, water quality, and carbon sequestration in soils. Dr. Sparks is the author of two previous editions of Environmental Soil Chemistry and more than 350 refereed papers and book chapters. He is fellow of five scientific societies, and he has been the recipient of major awards and lectureships including the Geochemistry Medal from the American Chemical Society, the Liebig Medal from the International Union of Soil Sciences, the Einstein Professorship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Philippe Duchaufour Medal from the European Geosciences Union. Dr. Sparks served as president of the Soil Science Society of America and the International Union of Soil Sciences, has served on advisory committees for several national laboratories and national and international centers and institutes, and served as chair of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee for Soil Sciences and other NAS Committees.
Affiliations and expertise
Director, Delaware Environmental Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA