Plant Nutrition

Plant Nutrition : Food security and sustainability of agro-ecosystems through basic and applied research

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This volume is a compilation of extended abstracts of all papers presented at the 14th International Plant Nutrition Colloquium. Over 500 oral and poster presentations illustrate current knowledge and research emphasis in this subject, providing a comprehensive view of the state of plant nutrition research.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1043 pages
  • 195.58 x 261.62 x 127mm | 2,721.54g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2001 ed.
  • XXXVIII, 1043 p.
  • 0792371054
  • 9780792371052

Table of contents

Local Organising Committee. Symposium Conveners. Sponsors. International Council on Plant Nutrition. Preface. Plenary papers. 1. Genetics and molecular biology of plant nutrition. 2. Nutrient functions. 3. Nutrient uptake and translocation: Ion channels and ion pumps. 4. The role of the apoplast in plant mineral nutrition. 5. Mineral nutrition: Plant quality and plant health. 6. Salinity and plant-soil-water relations. 7. Mineral element toxicity and resistance. 8. Nutrient acquisition: Mechanisms and modelling. 9. Soil organisms/plant interactions. 10. Fertiliser use with regard to optimum yield and environment. 11. Nutrient dynamics in natural and agricultural ecosystems - Processes and modelling. 12. Plant nutrition and sustainable development.
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Review quote

`In summary, the book is a valuable reference book on the present state-of-the-art in plant nutrition research and related fields. It is of interest to scientists working in the fields of plant nutrition, soil science and agricultural productivity.'
Journal of Plant Physiology, 159 (2002)
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