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Diagnosis of the Nitrogen Status in Crops

Edited By: Gilles Lemaire

239 pages, 119 figs, 17 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1997 | #88557 | ISBN: 3540622233
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About this book

Provides a link between theoretical and applied aspects of plant nutrition and agriculture. It introduces new concepts in plant nutrition and shows how they can be applied in practice in order to assess the nitrogen status in crops and to improve nitrogen nutrition through optimized nitrogen fertilization management.


On the critical N concentration in agricultural crops; N uptake and distribution in plant canopies; use of the nitrogen nutrition index for the analysis of agronomical data; the nitrogen requirement of major agricultural crops - grass, lands, wheat, barley, and durum wheat maize and sorghum; grain legumes; potatoes; mixed crops; management of N nutrition; nitrogen diagnosis and decision support; diagnosis using stem base extract - JUBIL method; leaf N content as an Indicator of the Crop N Nutrition.

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