By the year 2050, the world's population is expected to reach nine billion. To feed and sustain this projected population, world food production must increase by at least 50 percent on much of the same land that we farm today. To meet this staggering challenge, scientists must develop the technology required to achieve an "evergreen" revolution-one
Field Crops and Mineral Nutrition. Factors Affecting Production of Field Crops. Nutrient Flux in Soil-Plant System. Diagnostic Techniques for Nutritional Disorders. Nutrient Management of Degraded Soils. Remediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils. The Effects of Essential Nutrients on Plant Diseases. Wheat and Barley. Rice. Corn. Sorghum. Soybean. Common Bean and Cowpea. Peanut. Sugarcane. Cassava and Potato. Cotton. Forage. Cover Crops.