Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle
Assessing the Impacts of Fertilizer Use on Food Production and the Environment 2nd
Normal Price: $147.37
Your Price: $132.63 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $14.74! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.63 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle by Arvin R. Mosier
Book DescriptionNitrogen is an essential element for plant growth and development and a key agricultural input-but in excess it can lead to a host of problems for human and ecological health. Across the globe, distribution of fertilizer nitrogen is very uneven, with some areas subject to nitrogen pollution and others suffering from reduced soil fertility, diminished crop production, and other consequences of inadequate supply. Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle provides a global assessment of the role of nitrogen fertilizer in the nitrogen cycle. The focus of the book is regional, emphasizing the need to maintain food and fiber production while minimizing environmental impacts where fertilizer is abundant, and the need to enhance fertilizer utilization in systems where nitrogen is limited. The book is derived from a workshop held by the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) in Kampala, Uganda, that brought together the world's leading scientists to examine and discuss the nitrogen cycle and related problems. It contains an overview chapter that summarizes the group's findings, four chapters on cross-cutting issues, and thirteen background chapters. The book offers a unique sy
Buy Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle book by Arvin R. Mosier from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781559637084
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arvin R. Mosier
Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle, Paperback (September 2004)» View all books by Arvin R. Mosier
This assessment of the role of nitrogen fertilizer in the nitrogen cycle has a regional focus, emphasizing the need to maintain food and fiber production while minimizing environmental impacts where fertilizer is abundant, and the need to enhance fertilizer utilization in systems where nitrogen is limited.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle book by Arvin R. Mosier and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Arvin R. Mosier
Arvin R. Mosier is a research chemist for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. J. Keith Syers is Vice-President for International Relations, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand. John R. Freney is a chief research scientist (retired), CSIRO, Division of Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia. The Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) was established by the International Council for Science (ICSU) in 1969. It brings together natural and social scientists to identify emerging or potential environmental issues and to address jointly the nature and solution of environmental problems on a global basis.With its headquarters in Paris, France, SCOPE programs are conducted by volunteer scientists from every inhabited continent of the globe.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.