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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
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  • Principles of Plant Nutrition ISBN: 9781402000089 Edition: 5 Paperback Dec 2001 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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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.

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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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By: Konrad Mengel, Ernest A Kirkby, Harold Kosegarten and Thomas Appel
849 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs
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'This book should be recommended for scientists interested in plant nutritution.' Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 24:4 (2002)

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