Soil Fertility and Fertilizers

Soil Fertility and Fertilizers : An Introduction to Nutrient Management

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For courses in Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, and Plant Nutrition in Agriculture.

Long regarded as the leading book in the field, this volume provides a basic introduction to the biological, chemical, and physical properties affecting soil fertility and plant nutrition. It covers all aspects of nutrient management for profitable crop production, with particular attention to minimizing the environmental impact of soil and fertilizer management. The Seventh Edition has been substantially revised to reflect rapidly advancing knowledge and technologies in both plant nutrition and nutrient management.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 206 x 256 x 26mm | 1,120.38g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130278246
  • 9780130278241
  • 1,545,718

Table of contents

1. Introduction.

2. Basic Soil-Plant Relationships.

3. Soil Acidity and Alkalinity.

4. Nitrogen.

5. Phosphorus.

6. Potassium.

7. Sulfur, Calcium, and Magnesium.

8. Micronutrients.

9. Soil Fertility Evaluation.

10. Basics of Nutrient Management.

11. Nutrients, Water Use, and Other Interactions.

12. Economics of Plant-Nutrient Use.

13. Agricultural Productivity and Environmental Quality.

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