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Advances in Agronomy
1st Edition - January 10, 2023
Editor: Donald L. Sparks
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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 117, the latest release in this leading reference on agronomy, contains a variety of updates and highlights new advances in the field. Chapters in… Read more
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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 117, the latest release in this leading reference on agronomy, contains a variety of updates and highlights new advances in the field. Chapters in this new release include Farming Systems Research: Concepts, Design and Methodology, Soil Potassium Fertility and Management Strategies in South Asian Agriculture, Sensing for Characterizing and Monitoring Soil Functions – A Review, Isolation and Fractionation of Organic Matter from Soils and Waters, Tolerance Mechanism and Management Concepts of Iron Toxicity in Rice: A Critical Review, and Smart Sensing and Automated Irrigation for Sustainable Rice Systems: A State of the Art Review.
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
Farming systems research: Concepts, design and methodology U.K. Behera and James France
Soil potassium fertility and management strategies in South Asian agriculture Ch. Srinivasarao, Sumanta Kundu, K.V. Rao, A.K. Shukla, A. Subba Rao, Patricia Imas, Nanthi S. Bolan, Rattan Lal, J.V.N.S. Prasad, P.C. Abhilash, G. Ranjith Kumar, R.S. Meena, G. Pratibha, G. Narayanaswami, S.K. Bansal, K.C. Nataraj, M. Jagadesh, K. Mrunalini, S. Jayaraman, M.L. Jat, S.N. Malleswari, Anthony Whitbread, and B. Venkateswarlu
Sensing technologies for characterizing and monitoring soil functions: A review Nelida E.Q. Silvero, Jose A.M. Dematte, Budiman Minasny, Nícolas Augusto Rosin, Jessica García Nascimento, Heidy S. Rodríguez Albarracín, Henrique Bellinaso, and Andres M.R. Gómez
Isolation and fractionation of organic matter from soils and waters Guixue Song and Michael H.B. Hayes
Tolerance mechanism and management concepts of iron toxicity in rice: A critical review Hayat Ullah, Sheikh Faruk Ahmed, Raquel Santiago-Arenas, Sushil K. Himanshu, Elsayed Mansour, Suriyan Cha-um, and Avishek Datta
Smart sensing and automated irrigation for sustainable rice systems: A state of the art review Matthew Champness, Carlos Ballester-Lurbe, Rodrigo Filev-Maia, and John Hornbuckle
No. of pages: 306
Published: January 10, 2023
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780443192586
eBook ISBN: 9780443192593
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