Advances in Agronomy: v. 44

Advances in Agronomy: v. 44

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Intended for researchers and students in agronomy, crop and soil science, botany, horticulture, and agricultural engineering. The essays collected in this book cover such topics as seedling emergence, forage trees, multi-location trials, cereal genetic resources, root growth and function, pest resistance, nitrogen fixation and cotton.
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  • Hardback | 294 pages
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references, index
  • 0120007444
  • 9780120007448

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Variation in time of seedling emergence within populations - a feature which determines individual growth and development, L.R.Benjamin; forage tree legumes - their management and contribution to the nitrogen economy of wet and humid tropical environments, G.Blair et al; statistical analyses of multi-location trials, J.Crossa; evaluation and documentation of genetic resources in cereals, A.B.Damania; modelling crop root growth and function, B.Klepper and R.W.Rickman; genetic manipulation of the cowpea (vigna unguiculata [L] Walp) for enhanced resistance to fungal pathogens and insect pests, A.O.Latunde-Dada; nitrogen fixation by legumes in tropical and sub-tropical agriculture, M.B.Peoples and D.F.Herridge; distribution, collection and evaluation of gossypium, A.E.Percival and R.J.Kohel; breeding wheat for resistance to septoria nodorum and S.Tritici, L.R.Nelson and D.Marshall.
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