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Agrosphere: Nutrient Dynamics, Ecology and Productivity

By: K R Krishna

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142019 | ISBN: 1578082757
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The book deals with agroecological aspects of nutrients essential to crop production and introduces a new concept, `agrosphere'. This is elaborated with an account of its scope, features and interactions with other ecospheres, as well as discussion of global nutrient dynamics and food production trends within various agroecosystems.


The agrosphere; the temperate wheat agroecosystem in Great Plains of North America - nutrient dynamics, ecology and productivity; the temperate wheat zones of European plains, Australia and Pampas in Argentina - nutrient dynamics and productivity; the intensive rice culture in South and Southeast Asia - nutrients in rice land econsystem; the rice-wheat agroecosystem in the Indo-Gangetic plains - nutrients and productivity; the dryland agroecosystem of West Asia, North Africa and South Asia - nutrients, water and productivity; the semi-arid tropical agroecosystem - nutrient dynamics; the humid tropical agroecosystem - nutrient dynamics; the citrus agroecosystem of Florida - nutrient dynamics and productivity; tropical forest ecosystems - nutrient dynamics; the temperate and boreal forests - nutrients and productivity; epilogue.

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