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Advances in Agronomy
1st Edition - October 31, 2007
Editor: Donald L. Sparks
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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and… Read more
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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Volume 96 contains seven superior reviews with 25 tables.
* Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in Agriculture * Presents timely reviews on important agronomy issues * Enjoys a long-standing reputation for excellence in the field
Professionals, researchers, students, and government involved in agronomy, crop & soil sciences, plant science, and environmental sciences
Comparative Typology in Six European Low-Intensity Systems of Grassland Management - R. Caballero, J. A. Riseth, N. Labba, E. Tyran, W. Musial, E. Molik, A. Boltshauser, P. Hofstetter, A. Gueydon, N. Roeder, H.Hoffmann, M. B. Moreira, I. S. Coelho, O. Brito and A. Gil
Water Flow in the Roots of Crop Species: The Influence of Root Structure, Aquaporin Activity and Waterlogging - H. Bramley, D. W. Turner, S. D. Tyerman and N. C. Turner
Ecology of Denitrifying Prokaryotes in Agricultural Soil - L. Philippot, S. Hallin and M. Schloter
Strategies of Plants to Adapt to Mineral Stresses in Problem Soils - S. Hiradate, J. F. Ma and H. Matsumoto
Microbial Ecology of Methanogens and Methanotrophs in Rice Fields - R. Conrad
Phytoremediation of Sodic and Saline-Sodic Soils - M. Qadir, J. D. Oster, S. Schubert, A. D. Noble and K. L. Sahrawat
Linking Soil Organisms Within Food Webs to Ecosystem Functioning and Environmental Change - J. Powell and J. Klironomos
No. of pages: 442
Published: October 31, 2007
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780123742063
eBook ISBN: 9780080554433
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