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Agronomic-economic research on soils of the tropics.

Agronomic-economic research on soils of the tropics.

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Published by Soil Science Dept., North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils -- Peru.,
  • Soils -- Brazil.,
  • Soils -- Tropics.,
  • Soil management -- Peru.,
  • Soil management -- Brazil.,
  • Soil management -- Tropics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsNorth Carolina State University. Soil Science Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3],ii-iii,139p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16246971M

      Ecophysiology of Tropical Crops covers the knowledge and opinion on ecophysiology of the major tropical crop plants. The book discusses the fundamental ideas about the numerical description of plant development and considers effects of climatic factors (e.g., temperature, light, and water) on physiological processes in Edition: 1.   This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Format: Paperback.

    The relationships between soils, microbes and humans are of crucial relevance in the tropics, where plant stress and microbial activity are exacerbated. This volume of Soil Biology presents the living component of tropical soils, showing how it is shaped by environmental conditions and emphasizing. The World Phosphate Institute classified % of samples of soil collected from 42 countries in the tropics as “acutely deficient in P” whereas only % of the samples were classed as “not deficient.” Grain legumes, important dietary components in the semi-arid tropics (SAT), respond positively to Cited by: 5.

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Get this from a library. Agronomic-economic research on tropical soils, annual report. [North Carolina State University. Soil Science Department.].

Alfisols in the Semi-Arid Tropics: Proceedings of the Consultants’ Workshop on the State of the Art and Management Alternatives for Optimizing the Productivity of SAT Alfisols and Related Soils, 1–3 Dec International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru.

AGRONOMIC ECONOMIC RESEARCH ON SOILS OF THE TROPICS Annual Report for Soil Science Department North Carolina State University Raleigh, N.C. under Contract AID ta-C with the U.S. Agency for International Development RESEARCH PROGRAM ON SOILS OF THE TROPICS ANNUAL REPORT FOR Soil Science Department.

Soil phosphorus (P) availability is commonly assumed to limit productivity in tropical soils, yet there is relatively little information on the chemical forms of soil P in such : Stephen Nortcliff. The tropics. This book focuses on shifting cultivation and the associated processes of secondary succession and soil fertility restoration in the tropics.

Thus, it is important to define the tropics and outline their main features, as the agricultural system of shifting cultivation is focused on this region. The present book titled “A Text book of Agronomy” suite to the need of students.

I am happy that the authors have made painful efforts to write this agronomy book. It covers a wide range of topics. In this connection, publication of the book “A Textbook of Agronomy” by Dr. Chandrasekaran, Dr. Annadurai and Dr. Somasundaram. Since the s PTFs functions have been used to predict soils in the tropics although the number of studies is limited compared with areas in the temperate region ().Researchers in s to s working in Africa developed various PTFs predicting field capacity, wilting point, and available water capacity from particle size distribution and organic matter content (MacLean and Yager, Cited by: In the tropics, soil fertility is generally low (Hartemink, ; Zingore et al., ) and in tropical Africa, soil fertility issues have become of mounting interest due to the growing need to.

Integrated Soil Fertility Management in the Tropics About TSBF-CIAT The Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme (TSBF) was founded in to develop capacity for soil biology as a research discipline in the tropical regions, and to conduct research on the role of soilFile Size: KB.

Agronomic-economic research on soils of the tropics Research on soils of the tropics: Responsibility: Soil Department, North Carolina University. Ultisols. are strongly leached, acid forest soils with relatively low native fertility.

They are found primarily in humid temperate and tropical areas of the world, typically on older, stable landscapes. Intense weathering of primary minerals has occurred, and much Ca, Mg, and K. The book by Juo and Franzluebbers is the best book ever written on the subject of tropical soils and their management for sustainable agriculture.

Authors discused systematically the properties of the major tropical soils, their linkage with agroecosystems and management options based on current knowledge.5/5(1). 0Reviews. Originally published inthis is a book about tropical soils written from the point of view of the field soil scientist.

In includes a discussion of methods of soil survey in less developed countries, and its role in land development planning. Whilst primarily directed at those concerned with, or training for, field studies of soils in the tropics, the book was also aimed at non-specialists, including.

Tropical Soils.: The tropical environment; Factors affecting soil formation; Processes of soil formation; Classification of tropical soils; Profile features and fertility characteristics of the great soil groups; Physical properties; Nutrient supply: macro and secondary nutrients; Nutrient supply: micronutrients; Soil organic matter and soil organisms; Soil use in the the tropics; Soils under shiftingm cultivation; Soils under intensive upland arable cropping; Flooded rece soils.

Therefore, the American Society of Agronomy leadership, for the first time, endorsed holding a symposium titled “Soil Erosion and Conservation in the Tropics” at the Annual Meetings.

The symposium was jointly sponsored by Divisions A-2, A-6, C-3, S-4, S-6, and S   The properties and potential of soils of the tropics are poorly understood.

The old idea that laterite is formed when tropical soils are cleared is true of only a small proportion of the area. In most features, soils in the tropics are similar or equivalent to soils in the temperate regions. Specifically, soil organic matter contents, commonly believed to be low in the tropics, are essentially Cited by: The three main causes are that research lags behind, properties and processes in soils of the tropics fol-lowed by a grouping of soils based on clay mineral-ogy.

That is certainly an unusual, if not idiosyncratic, The second part of the book originally covered the Soil Taxonomy soil orders, but on the CD Rom, it has been replaced by the. Soil Erosion and Conservation in the Tropics ASA Special Publication Number 43 Proceedings of a symposium sponsored by Divisions A-2, A-6, C-3, S-4, and S-7 of the American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America.

The papers were presented during the annual meetings in Fort Collins, Colorado, AugustCouto, W., b. Evaluation of the i modifier (high phosphorus fixation by iron) with corn experiments from Brazil. In: Agronomic-Economic Research on Soils of the Tropics, Annual Report for NC State Univ., Raleigh, pp.

Couto, W., c. System evaluation in Colombia. In: Agronomic-Economic Research on Soils of the by:. Nitrogen Economy in Tropical Soils presents an authoritative and comprehensive state-of-the-art review on soil/plant nitrogen inter-relationships, with special reference to tropical soils and crops in aerobic and anaerobic environments.

Use of isotopically labelled nitrogen in experimentation, especially in tropical environments, and recently developed analytical techniques for soil and plant.Tropical Plant Research is an International, Open Access, Triannual, Peer Reviewed Journal by the Society for Tropical Plant aim of the Journal is to publish articles related to the current trends of Plant Research in Tropical and Sub-tropical regions of the globe.

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