1 edition of Agronomic-economic research on soils of the tropics found in the catalog.
Agronomic-economic research on soils of the tropics
by Soil Science Dept., North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C
Written in English
|Other titles||Research on soils of the tropics.|
|Contributions||North Carolina State University. Soil Science Dept.|
|LC Classifications||S599.3.P4 A37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||284 p. :|
|Number of Pages||284|
|LC Control Number||81623784|
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. Book: Myths and Science of Soils of the Tropics. This chapter in MYTHS AND SCIENCE OF SOILS OF THE TROPICS p. i-xvii SSSA Special Publication Myths and Science of Soils of the Tropics R. Lal and P. A. Sanchez (ed.) ISBN: Research Soil Scientist, USDA-SCS, National Soil Survey Center, Federal Building Room ,
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. Soil survey horizons v no.2 pp. 39 ISSN: Subject: tropical soils, soil classification, soil surveys, Ghana Abstract: Early soil surveyors in the tropics encountered unique environmental conditions. Soil survey was challenging in dense tropical vegetation because it was difficult to observe the landscape without clearing survey Cited by: 1.
The conditions for soil development in the lowland tropics are described, in particular the soil-forming factors, climate, parent material, topography and organisms, and their interactions through time. Of particular importance is the climate of the lowland tropics, which has a major influence on the nature of soil development because of high temperatures and the duration of the periods when. Two things seem clear: one that the principles of good soil management in the tropics have yet to be fully understood, the other that tropical soils are liable under improper management to.
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Agronomic-economic research on soils of Agronomic-economic research on soils of the tropics book tropics Research on soils of the tropics: Responsibility: Soil Department, North Carolina University. 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.
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In: Vlek P.L.G. (eds Cited by: 7. 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. An analysis of ISRIC (mainly tropical) and USDA (mainly temperate) soil databases showed that soils in the tropics have higher clay content, lower cation exchange capacity, higher bulk density, lower water content at − 10 kPa and − kPa than soils in the temperate 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.
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.
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.
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 5/5(1).
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.
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. 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. Couto, 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: Soils Of The Humid Tropics Paperback – Ap by National Research Council (U.S.).Format: Paperback. The soils are classified by determining whether the characteristic is present or not. Most of the quantitative limits are criteria present in the Legend of the Soil Map of the World (FAO/Unesco, ).
LIOGRAPHY Buol, S.W.: Fertility Capability Classification System. In 2 Agronomic-Economic Research on Tropical Soils, Annual ort for File Size: KB. Cambridge Core - Soil Science - Properties and Management of Soils in the Tropics - by Pedro A. SanchezCited by: 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 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.