The use of nutrients in crop plants

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CRC Press , Boca Raton, FL
Field crops -- Nutrition, Crops -- Effect of minerals on, Fertil
Statementauthor, N.K. Fageria.
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LC ClassificationsSB185.5 .F345 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL19889509M
ISBN 139781420075106
LC Control Number2008025445

The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants provides in-depth scientific information that is applicable through many methods of crop production. It is a valuable tool for improving crop yields at.

Put Theory into Practice Scarcity of natural resources, higher costs, higher demand, and concerns about environmental pollution- under these circumstances, improving food supply Cited by:   Based on the author’s more than forty years of experience, The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants builds a bridge between theoretical aspects of mineral nutrition and practical applicability of basic principles of fertilization and use efficiency of essential plant nutrients.

The book explores how to maximize essential nutrients uptake and use efficiency by food crops and how to improve productivity without degrading the environment. It covers nutrients and their cycle in soil-plant. Put Theory into Practice Scarcity of natural resources, higher costs, higher demand, and concerns about environmental pollution- under these circumstances, improving food supply worldwide with adequate quantity and quality is fundamental.

Based on the author's more than forty years of experience, The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants. The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants book. The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants. DOI link for The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants.

The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants book. By Nand Kumar Fageria. The book covers the essentials of plant nutrition and irrigation management. Throughout the pages of the book, the author shares his knowledge on the most important aspects of crop nutrition and irrigation, including: Plant nutrients.

Plants require 17 nutrients, also called ‘essential elements’, which assist with different plant functions for growth and reproduction. Each plant nutrient is needed in different amounts and varies in how. Micronutrients are boron, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, and zinc.

A very few plants need five other nutrients: cobalt, nickel, silicon, sodium, and vanadium. Each essential nutrient. The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants provides in-depth scientific information that is applicable through many methods of crop production.

It is a valuable tool for improving crop yields at lower cost and less. Plant and Soil Science Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium: N, P and K. So it’s odd that these elements-the three most common crop nutrients are so often deemed as unnatural or inorganic.

Fact is N, P and K exist naturally.

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The only problem is they are seldom in a place, or a form, that’s readily consumable for crops. What crop. Based on the author's more than forty years of experience, The Use of Nutrients in Crop Plants builds a bridge between theoretical aspects of mineral nutrition and practical applicability of basic principles of fertilization and use efficiency of essential plant nutrients Pages: of each mechanism in positioning nutrients adjacent to plant roots for uptake.

Table 3. Percent of the nutrients normally taken up by a corn crop which could be supplied through root interception, mass.

Electronic book Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Fageria, N.K., Use of nutrients in crop plants. Boca Raton: CRC Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC). availability to plants. Also, these properties may usually be favorably altered with the use of lime and/or fertilizer materials.

Many plants need 18 elements (see Table 1) for normal growth and completion of their life cycle. These elements are called the essential plant nutrients.

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This book discusses the role of essential nutrients in relation to nearly two dozen crops. Use the book's color photographs to diagnose disorders in the field.

The accompanying text explains symptoms in detail, with information provided by 31 crop Reviews: 1. Efforts to increase efficient nutrient use by crops are of growing importance as the global demand for food, fibre and fuel increases and competition for resources intensifies.

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops. Nutrient Use Efficiency in Plants: Concepts and Approaches is the ninth volume in the Plant Ecophysiology series.

It presents a broad overview of topics related to improvement of nutrient use efficiency of crops. Nutrient use efficiency (NUE) is a measure of how well plants use the available mineral nutrients.

Nutrients may also be supplied by other products and processes such as organic manures, plants residues, and biological nitrogen fixation. Practical nutrient requirements for certain crops should come from regionally specific guidelines dependent on the crop.

Balanced supply of of essential nutrients is one of the most important factors in increasing crop yields. The objective of this review is to discuss interactions among major and minor nutrients in crop plants.

In crop plants, the nutrient interactions are generaly measured in terms of growth response and change in concentration of nutrients. The book also covers the genetic and physiological response of plant to nutrients at the cellular level, on a whole-plant basis, and when subjected to stress.

This book will contribute to the development of a more cost-effective and judicious nutrient usage of major crops. Crop residues vary greatly in nutrient content, and the amount of plant available nutrients that are re- leased in a specific time period can only be determined from local data.

• Compost(organic matter that. Soil as a source of plant nutrients – Essential and beneficial elements, criteria of essentiality 5. Forms of nutrients in soil and their functions in plants 6.

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Crop Nutrient tool provided as a service by USDA PLANTS. A tool for calculating the approximate amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium that is removed by the harvest of agricultural crops. Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work, and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming operation.

Along with detailed management information on the most commonly used species—including grasses, grains, brassicas and mustards, and legumes—Managing Cover Crops Profitably offers chapters on the role of cover crops. Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency presents an up-to-date overview of the latest research on the molecular and genetic basis of macro-nutrient use efficiency (NUE) in plants, and strategies that can be used to improve NUE and nutrient-associated stress tolerance in crop plants.

Plant NUE is a measure of how efficiently plants use. Many of these essential nutrients can be found in the soil, but often in insufficient quantities to sustain high crop yields.

Soil and climatic conditions can also limit a plant’s uptake of nutrients at key growth stages. Plants. Sugarcane extracts large amounts of nutrients from the soil and accumulates them in the plant due to its large mass production. Thus, agricultural practices ensuring adequate supply of nutrients to the crop must be adopted to obtain high crop yields in the cane plant.

meet the plant’s nutritional needs and maximize growth (Figure 1). The width of this range depends on individual plant species and the particular nutrient. Nutrient levels outside of a plant’s sufficiency range cause overall crop.

Plant NUE is a measure of how efficiently plants use available nutrients and an understanding of plant NUE has the potential to help improve the use of limited natural resources and to help achieve global food security.

This book presents information important for the development of crop plants .Fertigation is considered an efficient alternative to the enhanced use of chemical fertilizers. Since most of the fertigation systems rely on a theoretical electrical conductivity value of the nutrient solution, we tried to evaluate if this is the real need of the plants as well as if all the nutrients are needed at once.

Therefore, we analyzed the electrical signals of the nutrients .plants. The major nutrients that plants use are nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and sulfur (S).

These are referred to as macronutrients. Organic matter releases many plant nutrients as it is .