Roots and Soil Management: Interactions between Roots and the Soil (Agronomy) (Agronomy) (Agronomy)

Roots and Soil Management: Interactions between Roots and the Soil (Agronomy) (Agronomy) (Agronomy)

ISBN: 9780891181590
Publisher: American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America
Edition: illustrated
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Number of pages: 312
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DESCRIPTION

Readers will discover root-soil interactions and how to use them to manage the quality and productivity of our soils. Ranging from those identifiable from a moving vehicle, to those only elucidated with powerful molecular tools, the rhizosphere is examined by 28 authors in three sections: Macro-scale-- Learn the four classes of root that deal with soil spatial and temporal variability. Meso-scale-- Examine the dynamic processes that predicate much of the diversity and activity of the rhizosphere. Micro-scale-- Looking at microbes themselves, explore topics such as deleterious bacteria as bio-herbicides, a cutting edge discussion of the molecular genetic basis for quorum sensing in a rhizobium species, and interactions among soybean, bradyrhizobia, and VAM fungi.

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Dryland Agriculture, Second Edition - ISBN 0891181601
Agroecosystems Analysis - ISBN 0891181539
Soybeans: Improvement, Production, and Uses, Third Edition - ISBN 0891181547

The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America are prominent international scientific societies headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. The Societies specialize in peer-reviewed, high-quality science titles for a wide variety of audiences.
Some of the many areas we publish in include:

-Soils Methods and Management
-Crop Development and Improvement
-Agrosystem Management and the Global Food Crisis
-Environmental Conservation and Climatology

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