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Advances in Agronomy : Volume 51 - Donald L. Sparks

Advances in Agronomy

Volume 51

By: Donald L. Sparks (Editor)

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Published: 1st December 1993
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Volume 51 is a compilation of cutting-edge reviews written by leading crop and soil scientists. Several chapters emphasize ecology and the environment: conservation tillage with emphasis on ecological approaches to soil management, especially its effects on the environment, soil physical and chemical properties, and surface mulch, nutrient, and pest management; a complete and contemporary review on integrated pest management, ecological and environmental considerations, and future directions; a comprehensive review of cadmium accumulation in plants and its effects on human health. Other topics which are of interest to agronomists around the world include a comprehensive review on gypsum and acid soils; and transposable elements in maize and their role in creating plant genetic variability.
Key Features
* Gypsum and acid soils
* Conservation tillage
* Transposable elements in maize
* Concepts and directions in arthropod pest management
* Accumulation of cadmium in crop plants and its consequences to human health

Gypsum and Acid Soils: The World Scene
Conservation Tillage: An Ecological Approach to Soil Management
Transposable Elements in Maize: Their Role in Creating Genetic Variability
Concepts and Directions in Arthropod Pest Management
Accumulation of Cadmium in Crop Plants and Its Consequences to Human Health.
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780120007516
ISBN-10: 0120007517
Series: Advances in Agronomy : Book 51
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 217
Published: 1st December 1993
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.48