Improved Crop Quality by Nutrient Management
Edited by Dilek Anaç and Pierre Martin-Prével
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Emphasis in agricultural production has shifted from mere quantity to quality products.
Practical experience and scientific investigations have shown that, of the various culture
measures, balanced fertilization above all exerts a considerable influence on the quality of
agricultural products. Simply adding more of what the crop has already absorbed to capacity
is unproductive, expensive, wasteful and damaging to the environment. Therefore, balanced
crop nutrition increases crop quality, safeguards natural resources and brings benefit to the
farmer. Otherwise rapid population growth and severe urbanization will exhaust our natural
Hardbound 330 pp ISBN 9780792358503
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Preface by the Editors.
- Part 1: Crop quality - nutrient management by conventional fertilization.
- Part 2: Crop quality - nutrient management by foliar fertilization.
- Part 3: Crop quality - nutrient management under stress conditions.
- Part 4: Crop quality - nutrient management by the diagnosis of crop nutrition.
- Part 5: Crop quality - nutrient management in soilless culture.
- Part 6: Crop quality - nutrient management by alternative sources.
- Part 7: Crop quality - nutrient management in general.
- Author Index.
: agriculture & forestry
: food crops
: plant nutrition
: plant science