Handbook of Soil Acidity

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Zdenko Rengel
CRC Press, Jan 17, 2003 - Science - 512 pages
This handbook offers effective strategies to modify and adjust crop production processes to decrease the toxicity of soil contaminants, balance soil pH, improve root growth and nutrient uptake, and increase agricultural yield. The Handbook of Soil Acidity provides methods to, measure soil acidity, determine the major causes of soil acidification, c
 

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Zdenko Rengel is Professor and Head of the Soil Science and Plant Nutrition Department University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. The author or editor of over 160 journal articles and book chapters, and three books, including the Handbook of Plant Growth (Marcel Dekker, Inc.), he is section editor of Plant and Soil, the Journal of Plant Nutrition, and the Journal of Crop Production. A member of the International Plant Nutrition Council and the Western Australia Advisory Committee for Management of Soil Acidity, among other organizations, he received the B.Sc. degree (1980) in biology and the M.Sc. degree (1984) in cell biology from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and the Ph.D. degree in agronomy/botany from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

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