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Principles of Plant Nutrition

By: Konrad Mengel, Ernest A Kirkby, Harold Kosegarten and Thomas Appel

849 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 5 | #123548 | ISBN: 1402000081
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 5 | #123547 | ISBN: 079237150X
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About this book

Gives an up-to-date account of the scientific advances of the subject by reference to about 2000 publications. An outstanding feature of the book which distinguishes it from others is its wide approach encompassing not only basic nutrition and physiology but also practical aspects of plant nutrition involving fertiliser usage and crop production of direct importance to human nutrition.

'This book should be recommended for scientists interested in plant nutritution.' Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 24:4 (2002)


Contents

1. Plant Nutrients. 2. The Soil as a Plant Nutrient Medium. 3. Nutrient Uptake and Assimilation. 4. Plant Water relationships. 5. Plant Growth and Crop Production. 6. Fertilizer Application. 7. Nitrogen. 8. Sulphur. 9. Phosphorus. 10. Potassium. 11. Calcium. 12. Magnesium. 13. Iron. 14. Manganese. 15. Zinc. 16. Copper. 17. Molybdenum. 18. Boron. 19. Further Elements of Importance. 20. Elements with More Toxic Effects. General Readings. References. Index.

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