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Advances in Agronomy
1st Edition - August 31, 2009
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.
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
1. Problems, Challenges and Strategic Options of Grain Security in China (H. Wang, M. Zhang, and Y. Cai)
2. Weed Management in Rice-Based Cropping Systems in Africa (J. Rodenburg and D. E. Johnson)
3. Improvement of Drought Resistance in Rice (R. Serraj, A. Kumar, K. L. McNally, I. Slamet-Loedin, R. Bruskiewich, R. Mauleon, J. Cairns, R. J. Hijmans)
No. of pages: 234
Published: August 31, 2009
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780123748195
eBook ISBN: 9780080888620
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