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Crop Management and Postharvest Handling of Horticultural Crops (4 Volumes)
Vol. 3. Crop Fertilization, Nutrition and Growth


Ramdane Dris PhD., Raina Niskanen PhD., Shri Mohan Jain PhD.

Category: Crop

This volume reviews the role of fertilizers and mineral nutrition for improved agricultural production, yield, and amelioration of soil fertility. It also  addresses issues such as growth, production , yield and quality  which can be limited by sub-optimal  conditions such as soil, salinity, poor drainage, water supply , fertilization  programs , physical conditions  affecting root growth and function or handling  operations. Nine chapters are included in the present book. Environmental Effects of Fertilizers; Crop Quality as Affected by Adverse Conditions: Importance of the Knowledge of Nutritional Status; The Impotence of Boron in Apple Production Under polish Conditions; Integrated Nutrient Management in Indian Soils for Sustainable Crop Production; Role of Phosphorus on Carbon Uptake and Fruit Quality Products; Soil Fertility Management with Wood Ash; Role of the Grafting in the Horticulture Plants; and Domestication of Jujube Fruit Trees.

  1. Environmental Effects of Fertilizers

N. Sanjuán, G. Clemente and L. Úbeda

  1. Crop Quality Under Adverse Conditions: Importance of Determining the Nutritional Status

Gemma Villora, Diego A. Moreno and Luis Romero

  1. The Importance of Boron in Apple Production

Pawel Wójcik

  1. Integrated Nutrient Management in Indian Soils for Sustainable Crop Production

C.L. Acharya and J.K. Saha

  1. Role of Phosporus in Carbon Uptake, Fruit Yield and Quality in Strawberry

Parmjit Singh, Zora Singh and M.H. Behboudian

  1. Nutrition of Tropical Horticulture Crops and Quality Products

B.C. Ghosh and S. Palit

  1. Soil Fertility Management with Wood Ash

J.C. Voundi Nkana

  1. Role of Grafting in Horticultural Plants

R.M. Rivero, J.M. Ruiz and Luis Romero

  1. Domestication of Jujube Fruit Trees (Zizyphus mauritiana Lam.)

A.M. Bâ, P. Danthu, R. Duponnois and P. Soloviev



Number of chapters: 9
Length of the book: 284 pages
Book size: C5
Book Weight: 667 g
Photos: Colour
Book cover: Hard cover

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