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Ecology of Arable Land - Perspectives and Challenges
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Ecology of Arable Land - Perspectives and Challenges (Hardback)

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Agriculture in the industrial world has gone A common interest of the contributors is increas- through dramatic changes over the past decades. ing the understanding of the turnover of carbon Mechanization in combination with high inputs of and inorganic nutrients in terestrial ecosystems. fertilizers and pesticides has turned deficits of agri- The authors approach this topic from different cultural products into surplus. Over the same directions depending on their interests and ex- period we have experienced increased environment- pertise. Difficulties are identified in the quantifica- al problems in both the atmosphere and our water tion of below-ground production where death and resources, which have been associated with the re-growth, if incorporated into the calculations, changes in management practices. can change production figures considerably as Concern about the potential pollution by compared to values derived from "peak" estimates. nitrogen fertilizers as well as the low utilization The role of root-derived carbon is investigated in efficiency of applied nitrogen by plants has created relation to nutrient competition between roots and a need for a better understanding of nitrogen microorganisms, the cost of N2 fixation and the cycling in the plant-soil-water system. To achieve decomposition of organic nitrogen. Mycorrhizae this, it is neccessary to study process interactions use root-derived carbon and their roles in phos- and process regulation in an ecosystem context. phorus conservation and in supplying nutrients to During the last decade many ecosystem studies the host are exemplified.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgricultural engineering & machineryNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgricultural scienceNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingHorticultureViticultureNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist thought & ideologyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist, conservationist & Green organizationsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentNuclear issuesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warmingNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesBiochemistryScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereEconomic geologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereGeochemistryScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereGeomorphology or Geological surface processesScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereHistorical geologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithospherePetrologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereSoil science, sedimentologyScience & MathematicsEarth sciencesGeology & the lithosphereStratigraphyTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technology Publisher: Springer Publication Date: 01/08/1989 ISBN-13: 9780792304241  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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