Advances in Agronomy

Other | April 1, 2001

bySparks, Donald L., Donald L. Sparks

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Volume 72 contains four outstanding reviews detailing advances in the plant and environmental soil sciences. Chapter 1 deals with a timely and significant topic in North America and indeed in the world. This review provides background information, data sources and analyses, and implications for research and policy. Chapter 2 is a treatise on cutting-edge developments in bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soils. Chapter 3 deals with the genetics of flowering time in the chickpea and its effect on productivity in semi-arid environments. Chapter 4 covers environment-sensitive genetic male sterility (EGMS) in crops.

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Volume 72 contains four outstanding reviews detailing advances in the plant and environmental soil sciences. Chapter 1 deals with a timely and significant topic in North America and indeed in the world. This review provides background information, data sources and analyses, and implications for research and policy. Chapter 2 is a treat...

Donald L. Sparks is the S. Hallock du Pont Chair in Soil and Environmental Chemistry, Francis Alison Professor and Director of the Delaware Environmental Institute at the University of Delaware. He is internationally recognized for his landmark research on the kinetics and mechanisms of metal/oxyanion/nutrient reactions at biogeochemic...

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Format:OtherDimensions:202 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080543995

ISBN - 13:9780080543994

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Table of Contents

Contributors.
Preface.
Impact of Soil Erosion on Crop Yields in North America,C. den Biggelaar, R. Lal, K. Wiebe, and V. Breneman.
Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil,J.P. Salanitro.
Genetics of Flowering Time in Chickpea and Its Bearing on Productivity in Semiarid Environments,J. Kumar and S. Abbo.
Environment-Sensitive Genic Male Sterility (EGMS) in Crops,S.S. Virmani and M. Ilyas-Ahmed.
Index.