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Quantifying and Understanding Plant Nitrogen Uptake Systems Modeling

Edited By: Tom Bruulsema, Liwang Ma and Lajpat R Ahuja

CRC Press

Hardback | Aug 2008 | #173654 | ISBN-13: 9781420052954
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A subject of numerous experimental studies over the past decade, plant nitrogen uptake is an important process in agricultural production and environmental quality. However, there is still a limited understanding of its complex interactions with other soil-plant conditions.

This book quantitatively examines plant nitrogen uptake, paying close attention to its interaction with other processes in agricultural systems, such as soil condition and plant growth. International contributors offer their perspectives, discussing commonalities and dissimilarities in simulating plant nitrogen uptake among various agricultural system models. The text also includes a CD with additional material.

Ma et al have compiled tile latest developments in modeling plant nitrogen uptake. Through 13 chapters the contributing authors cover topics from the rhizosphere and roots to mycorrluzae and Michaelis-Menten kinetics. Each chapter is straight to the point and focuses on a different model and crop, which is useful as an introduction to each model as well as insightful into specific crop behaviour. A good overview of model structure is provided for each model, and most are tested against data!this should be the first source to go to for a solid overview of quantifying and understanding plant nitrogen uptake for systems modeling. --CAMBRIDGE JOURNALS, 2010


Current Status and Future Needs in Modeling Plant Nitrogen Uptake: A Preface, L. Ma, L.R. Ahuja, and T.W. Bruulsema Modeling Nitrogen Fixation and Its Relationship to Nitrogen Uptake in the CROPGRO Model, K.J. Boote, G. Hoogenboom, J. W. Jones, and K. T. Ingram Modeling Nitrate Uptake and Nitrogen Dynamics in Winter Oilseed Rape (Brassuca napus L.), P. Malagoli, F. Meuriot, P. Laine, E. Le Deunff, and A. Ourry Control of Plant Nitrogen Uptake in Native Ecosystems by Rhizospheric Processes, H. BassiriRad, V. Gutschick, and H.L. Sehtiya Dissolved Organic Nitrogen and Mechanisms of Its Uptake by Plants in Agricultural Systems, D.L. Jones, J.F. Farrar, A.J. Macdonald, S.J. Kemmitt, and D.V. Murphy Water and Nitrogen Uptake and Responses in Models of Wheat, Potatoes, and Maize, P.D. Jamieson, R.F. Zyskowski, F.Y. Li, and M.A. Semenov Modeling Grain Protein Formation in Relation to Nitrogen Uptake and Remobilization in Rice, Y. Zhu, W. Li, H. Ye, G.S. McMaster, and W. Cao Modeling Water and Nitrogen Uptake Using a Single-Root Concept: Exemplified by the Use in the Daisy Model, S. Hansen, and P. Abrahamsen Modeling Plant Nitrogen Uptake Using Three-Dimensional and One-Dimensional Root Architecture, L. Wu, I.J. Bingham, J.A. Baddeley, and C.A. Watson Simulation of Nitrogen Demand and Uptake in Potato Using a Carbon-Assimilation Approach, D. Timlin, M. Kouznetsov, D. Fleisher, S.-H. Kim, and V.R. Reddy Roots Below One-Meter Depth Are Important for Uptake of Nitrate by Annual Crops, H.L. Kristensen and K. Thorup-Kristensen Nitrogen-Uptake Effects on Nitrogen Loss in Tile Drainage as Estimated by RZWQM, R.W. Malone and L. Ma Simulated Soil Water Content Effect on Plant Nitrogen Uptake and Export for Watershed Management, P. Wang, A. Sadeghi, L. Linker, J. Arnold, G. Shenk, and J. Wu

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