Advances in Agronomy: Volume 73 (Hardcover)

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Advances in Agronomy: Volume 73 (Hardcover)

By Donald L. Sparks (Volume Editor)

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This is book number 73 in the Advances in Agronomy series.

Volume 73 contains 4 reviews on contemporary and important topics in the agronomic sciences. In Chapter 1, "Interactions among Root-Inhabiting Fungi and Their Implications for Biological Control of Root Pathogens," fungi are defined, their distribution and abundance are discussed, and their role in agroecosystems is present. Chapter 2, "Dwarfing Genes in Plant Improvement," discusses advances in the role of dwarfing genes in plant improvement. Emphasis is placed on breeding and genetic aspects. Chapter 3, "A Review of the Effect of N Fertilizer Type on Gaseous Emissions," covers a topic that is of great environmental interest -- the effect of nitrogen fertilizers on gaseous emissions. Chapter 4, "Rhizobia in the Field," is a comprehensive review of rhizobia including diversity, systematics, natural populations, and field introduction of rhizobia.
Product Details ISBN: 9780120007738
ISBN-10: 0120007738
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2001
Pages: 173
Language: English
Series: Advances in Agronomy