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Mineral nutrition of tropical plants

Authors: de Mello Prado, Renato

  • The first English-language textbook focused on mineral nutrition of tropical plants
  • It covers a wide range of minerals of high interest to plant scientists
  • Includes additional chapters on radical and leaf ionic absorption, interaction between nutrients, and visual and leaf diagnosis
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About this Textbook

This textbook aims to describe the role of minerals in plant life cycle; how these nutrients are absorbed, distributed, stored; what functions each mineral plays and the disorders that their excess or absence may cause. From an agronomic perspective, such knowledge is key to boost crop production and improve its quality, and it also helps understand how to better manage fertilizers and prevent environmental issues. The book has focus on tropical agriculture and its specific demands, providing examples of major crops (such as sugarcane, soybeans, coffee etc), silviculture and pasture species.

About the authors

Renato de Mello Prado has a PhD in Agronomy from the São Paulo State University (Unesp) and did postdocs at the University of Cordoba and the Public University of Navarra, Spain. He is a professor of Plant Nutrition at Unesp since 2003 and coordinates a research group (Genplant) focused on the nutrition of tropical plants. He has published over 400 articles in peer-review journals and 20 academic books.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Introduction to Plant Nutrition

    Pages 1-38

    Mello Prado, Renato

  • Ion Uptake by Roots

    Pages 39-60

    Mello Prado, Renato

  • Foliar Ion Uptake

    Pages 61-68

    Mello Prado, Renato

  • Nitrogen

    Pages 69-98

    Mello Prado, Renato

  • Sulfur

    Pages 99-112

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Buy this book

eBook 85,59 €
price for Italia (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-71262-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 103,99 €
price for Italia (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-71261-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide <
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mineral nutrition of tropical plants
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-71262-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-71262-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-71261-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 339
Number of Illustrations
119 b/w illustrations
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