Advances in Agronomy: Volume 75 (Hardcover)

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Advances in Agronomy: Volume 75 (Hardcover)

By Donald L. Sparks (Editor)

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This is book number 75 in the Advances in Agronomy series.

Advances in Agronomy has the highest impact factor among serial publications in agriculture. The Science Citation Index, 1986, reports an impact factor over 2,459 and a cited half-life over 10 years.

Volume 75 contains four outstanding reviews dealing with phytoremediation, issues related to water use in China, humic substances, and remote sensing. Chapter 1 is an extensive review on phytoremediation of metals, metalloids, and radionuclides, including discussion on phytoextraction technologies, hyperaccumulator plants, chemically induced phytoextraction, and phytovolatilization. Chapter 2 covers the conservation and use of water in Chinese agriculture including engineering, economic, and agronomic aspects and considerations. Chapter 3 presents advances in understanding the structure of humic substances, particularly the concept of a supramolecular structure. Analytical and molecular scale evidence for this latter structure are presented as well as discussions on the role of humic superstructures in soils. Chapter 4 presents frontiers in quantitative remote sensing of soil properties including principles, methods, mechanisms, and limitations.

Product Details ISBN: 9780120007936
ISBN-10: 0120007932
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: January 29th, 2002
Pages: 251
Language: English
Series: Advances in Agronomy