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Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Edition

Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Edition by Nand Kumar Fageria
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Chapter 1 Field Crops and Mineral Nutrition

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Field Crops

1.3 Mineral Nutrition

1.4 Summary

Chapter 2 Factors Affecting Production of Field Crops

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Environmental Factors

2.3 Summary

Chapter 3 Nutrient Flux in Soil–Plant System

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Nutrient Supply to Plant Roots

3.3 Ion Absorption by Plants

3.4 Summary

Appendix 3.A

3.A.1 Preparation of FeEDDHA Solution

3.A.2 Preparation of FeHEDTA Solution

3.A.3 Preparation of FeEDTA Solution

Chapter 4 Diagnostic Techniques for Nutritional Disorders

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Soil Testing

4.3 Plant Analysis

4.4 Visual Symptoms

4.5 Crop Growth Response

4.6 Correction of Nutrient Disorder

4.7 Summary

Chapter 5 Nutrient Management of Degraded Soils

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Definitions of Soil Degradation and Sustainable Soil Management

5.3 Processes and/or Factors of Soil Degradation

5.4 Summary

Chapter 6 Remediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Adequate and Toxic Levels of Essential and Nonessential Heavy Metals in Soil and Plant Tissues of Principal Food Crops

6.3 Tolerable Levels of Heavy Metals in Soil, Water, and Food Crops

for Human and Animal Consumption

6.4 Heavy Metals Remediation Techniques

6.5 Summary

Chapter 7 The Effects of Essential Nutrients on Plant Diseases

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Nitrogen

7.3 Phosphorus

7.4 Potassium

7.5 Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

7.6 Micronutrients

7.7 Summary

Chapter 8 Wheat and Barley

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

8.3 Growth and Development

8.4 Nutrient Requirements

8.5 Summary

Chapter 9 Rice

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

9.3 Growth and Development

9.4 Yield and Potential Yield

9.5 Yield Component Analysis

9.6 Grain Harvest Index

9.7 Nutrient Requirements

9.8 Lowland Rice

9.9 Management of Phosphorus in Lowland Rice

9.10 Management of Potassium in Lowland Rice

9.11 Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

9.12 Management of Micronutrients in Lowland Rice

9.13 Nutrient Concentration and Uptake

9.14 Iron Deficiency and Toxicity in Lowland Rice

9.15 Salinity

9.16 Summary

Chapter 10 Corn

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

10.3 Growth and Development

10.4 Yield and Yield Components

10.5 Nutrient Requirements

10.6 Summary

Chapter 11 Sorghum

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

11.3 Growth and Development

11.4 Yield and Yield Components

11.5 Nutrient Requirements

11.6 Summary

Chapter 12 Soybean

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

12.3 Growth and Development

12.4 Yield Components

12.5 Major Yield-Determining Physiological Parameters

12.6 Nutrient Requirements

12.7 Summary

Chapter 13 Common Bean and Cowpea

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Common Bean

13.3 Cowpea

13.4 Summary

Chapter 14 Peanut

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

14.3 Growth and Development

14.4 Yield Components

14.5 Nutrient Requirements

14.6 Summary

Chapter 15 Sugarcane

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

15.3 Growth and Development

15.4 Crop Culture

15.5 Summary

Chapter 16 Cassava and Potato

16.1 Introduction

16.2 Cassava

16.3 Potato

16.4 Summary

Chapter 17 Cotton

17.1 Introduction

17.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

17.3 Growth and Development

17.4 Yield and Yield Components

17.5 Nutrient Requirements

17.6 Summary

Chapter 18 Forage

18.1 Introduction

18.2 Growth and Development

18.3 Grass–Legume Mixtures

18.4 Nutritive Value

18.5 Nitrogen Fixation

18.6 Nutrient Requirements

18.7 Summary

Chapter 19 Cover Crops

19.1 Introduction

19.2 Climate and Soil Requirements

19.3 Response to Abiotic and Biotic Factors

19.4 Beneficial Effects of Cover Crops

19.5 Strengths and Limitations

19.6 Management and Fertilizer Requirements

19.7 Strategies for Success in Cover Crop Establishment

CRC Press; October 2010
574 pages; ISBN 9781439816967
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Title: Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Edition
Author: Nand Kumar Fageria; Virupax C. Baligar; Charles Allan Jones
 
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