Advances in Agronomy

Donald L. Sparks , Ph. D.

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.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : 1. Phytoremediation of Metals, Metalloids, and Readionuclides -S.P. McGrath, F.J. Zhao, and E. Lombi 2. The Supramolecular Structure of Humic Substances: A Novel Understanding of Humus Chemistry and Implications in Soil Science -Alessandro Piccolo 3. Water-Saving Agriculture in China: An Overview -Huixiao Wang, Changming Liu, and Lu Zhang 4. Quantitative Remote Sensing of Soil Properties -E. Ben-Dor
  • Data Publicarii : 07 Feb 2002
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 251
  • ISBN : 9780120007936
686.99 Lei
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