Detecting Mineral Nutrient Deficiencies In Tropical And Temperate Crops: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Detecting Mineral Nutrient Deficiencies In Tropical And Temperate Crops

1st Edition

By Donald L Plucknett

CRC Press

558 pages

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Description

This book presents information on three diagnostic methods, namely visual deficiency symptoms, soil analyses, and leaf tissue analyses, for mineral nutrient deficiencies, and their integrated use, for managing most of the important tropical and temperate crops.

Table of Contents

Section I: Diagnostic Techniques 1. Visual Plant Symptoms as Indicators of Mineral Nutrient Deficiencies 2. Soil Testing as a Guide to Productive Crop Yields 3. Plant and Tissue Testing Principles Relating to the Identification of Nutrient Deficiencies Section II: Cereal Crops 4. Rice 5. Wheat 6. Maize 7. Sorghum 8. Barley 9. Pearl Millet Section III: Grain Legumes 10. Soybeans 11. Dry Beans 12. Dry Peas 13. Mungbean 14. Groundnut (Peanut) 15. Cowpea Section IV: Roots and Tubers 16. Potato 17. Cassava 18. Sweet Potato 19. Onions Section V: Sugar Crops 20. Sugarcane 21. Sugarbeets Section VI: Vegetables 22. Tomato 23. Cabbage and Cauliflower 24. Cucumbers 25. Eggplants 26. Melons 27. Peppers Section VII: Fruits and Nuts, Tree Crops 28. Apples 29. Peaches 30. Citrus 31. Banana 32. Walnuts 33. Mango Section VIII: Tropical and Subtropical Industrial Crops 34. Cotton 35. Rubber 36. Oil Palm 37. Coconut 38. Cacao 39. Coffee Section IX: Temperate Forages 40. Alfalfa (Lucerne) 41. Red Clover 42. Lespedeza 43. Orchardgrass 44. Tall Fescue 45. Bermudagrass (Stargrass) Section X: Tropical Forages 46. Stylosanthes Species 47. Glycine 48. Centrosema 49. Tropical Grasses

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General