Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Edition

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CRC Press, Jun 20, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 640 pages
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"Examines climate-soil-plant interrelationships governing the nutritional and growth aspects of cereal, legume, and pasture crops--providing basic and applied information to improve the management and potential yield of major temperate and tropical field crop. Second Edition furnishes a new chapter on the management of degraded soils, and improved organization of chapter sequence, and more than 325 tables and drawings--over 90 new to this edition."
  

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Contents

Field Crops and Mineral Nutrition
1
Factors Affecting Production of Field Crops
11
Nutrient Flux in SoilPlant System
61
Diagnostic Techniques for Nutritional Disorders
83
Nutrient Management of Degraded Soils
135
The Role of Essential Nutrients on Plant Diseases
199
Simulation of Crop Growth and Management
219
Complex Cropping Systems
231
Growth and Development
388
Leaf Area Index
393
Yield and Yield Components
394
Nutrient Uptake
397
Summary
402
References
403
Soybeans
409
Common Bean and Cowpea
441

Summary
234
Wheat and Barley
243
Climate and Soil Requirements
244
Growth and Development
248
Nutrient Requirement
266
Summary
277
References
278
Rice
283
Climate and Soil Requirements
287
Growth and Development
292
Yield and Yield Components
302
Nutrient Requirements
303
Summary
335
References
336
Corn
345
Climate and Soil Requirements
346
Growth and Development
348
Yield and Yield Components
357
Nutrient Requirements
359
Summary
377
References
380
Sorghum
385
Climate and Soil Requirements
386
Peanut
493
Sugarcane
509
Cassava and Potato
535
Summary
555
References
557
CottOE i
561
Climate and Soil Requirements
562
Growth and Development
564
Yield and Yield Components
571
Nutrient Requirements
572
Summary
575
References
577
Forage
583
Climate and Soil Requirements
584
Growth and Development
594
GrassLegume Mixtures
600
Nutritive Value
604
Nitrogen Fixation
605
Nutrient Requirements
607
Summary
612
References
613
Index
619
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