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Principles of Plant Nutrition - Konrad Mengel

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This is the 5th edition of a well-established book Principles of Plant Nutrition which was first published in 1978. The same format is maintained as in previous editions with the primary aim of the authors to consider major processes in soils and plants that are of relevance to plant nutrition.This new edition gives an up-to-date account of the scientific advances of the subject by making reference to about 2000 publications. An outstanding feature of the book, which distinguishes it from others, is its wide approach encompassing not only basic nutrition and physiology, but also practical aspects of plant nutrition involving fertilizer usage and crop production of direct importance to human nutrition. Recognizing the international readership of the book, the authors, as in previous editions, have attempted to write in a clear concise style of English for the benefit of the many readers for whom English is not their mother tongue. The book will be of use to undergraduates and postgraduates in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Ecology as well as those researching in Plant Nutrition.

`This book should be recommended for scientists interested in plant nutritution.'
Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 24:4 (2002)

Plant Nutrients
The Soil as a Plant Nutrient Medium
Nutrient Uptake and Assimilation
Plant Water Relationships
Plant Growth and Crop Production
Fertilizer Application
Nitrogen
Sulphur
Phosphorus
Potassium
Calcium
Magnesium
Iron
Manganese
Zinc
Copper
Molybdenum
Boron
Further Elements of Importance
Elements with More Toxic Effects
General Readings
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780792371502
ISBN-10: 079237150X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 849
Published: 31st July 2001
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.25 x 16.51  x 4.14
Weight (kg): 1.65
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised