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Advances in Agronomy
1st Edition, Volume 164 - September 18, 2020
Editor: Donald L. Sparks
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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 164, the latest release in this leading reference on agronomy, contains a variety of updates and highlights new advances in the field. Each chapter is… Read more
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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 164, the latest release in this leading reference on agronomy, contains a variety of updates and highlights new advances in the field. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.
Includes numerous, timely, state-of-the-art reviews on the latest advancements in agronomy
Features distinguished, well recognized authors from around the world
Builds upon this venerable and iconic review series
Covers the extensive variety and breadth of subject matter in the crop and soil sciences
Scientists and practitioners in academe, government, and industry and students in an array of fields including crop and soil sciences, agronomy, plant biology, and environmental sciences.
1.Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy as a Rapid & Cost-effective Method for Nutrient Analysis of Plant Leaf Tissue Jeremy Aditya Prananto, Budiman Minasny and Timothy Weaver
2. Fate and Transport of Molybdenum in Soils: Kinetic Modeling Wenguang Sun and H. Magdi Selim
3. Comprehensive Evaluation of Mineral Adsorbents for Phosphate Removal in Agricultural Water Zhe Li and Yuji Arai
4. Factors Influencing Elemental Micronutrient Supply from Pasture Systems for Grazing Ruminants P. T. Kao, T. Darch, S. P. McGrath, N. R. Kendall, H. L. Buss, H. Warren and M. R. F. Lee
5. Use of Plastic Mulch in Agriculture and Strategies to Mitigate Environmental Concerns for Plastic Pollution and Soil Contamination Farooq Shah and Wei Wu
6. Comparative Assessment of the Risks Associated with use of Manure and Sewage Sludge in Danish Agriculture Jakob Magid, Kathrine Eggers Pedersen, Max Hansen, Nina Cedergreen and Kristian Koefoed Brandt
No. of pages: 356
Published: September 18, 2020
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780128207710
eBook ISBN: 9780128207727
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