Handbook of Plant Nutrition

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Allen V. Barker, David J. Pilbeam
CRC Press, Apr 19, 2016 - Science - 632 pages
The burgeoning demand on the world food supply, coupled with concern over the use of chemical fertilizers, has led to an accelerated interest in the practice of precision agriculture. This practice involves the careful control and monitoring of plant nutrition to maximize the rate of growth and yield of crops, as well as their nutritional value.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
3
2 Nitrogen
21
3 Phosphorus
51
4 Potassium
91
5 Calcium
121
6 Magnesium
145
7 Sulfur
183
8 Boron
241
14 Nickel
395
15 Zinc
411
16 Aluminum
439
17 Cobalt
499
18 Selenium
515
19 Silicon
551
20 Sodium
569
21 Vanadium
585

9 Chlorine
279
10 Copper
293
11 Iron
329
12 Manganese
351
13 Molybdenum
375
22 Conclusion
599
Index
605
Back cover
645
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