Integrated nutrient management for sustainable crop production /

by Aulakh, Milkha S.
Additional authors: Grant, Cynthia A.
Published by : International Institute for Sustainable Development, (Canada:) Physical details: xix, 587 p. : ill., tables ; Year: 1999 Item type: E-Book
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About the Editors xi
Contributors xiii
Foreword xvii
Paul E. Fixen
Preface xix
Chapter 1. Global Food Production and Plant Nutrient
Demand: Present Status and Future Prospects 1
Luc M. Maene
Kristen E. Sukalac
Patrick Heffer
Introduction 1
Trends in Global Food, Feed, and Fiber Production
and Consumption 2
Trends in Global Nutrient Demand 14
Conclusions 26
Chapter 2. Integrated Nutrient Management:
Present Status and Future Prospects 29
Cynthia A. Grant
Milkha S. Aulakh
A. E. Johnny Johnston
Introduction 29
The Challenge of Nutrient Depletion 34
The Challenge of Nutrient Excess 41
Challenges for Integrated Nutrient Management 43
Future Challenges 59
Chapter 3. Integrated Nutrient Management:
Experience and Concepts from the United States 73
Mark M. Alley
Dwayne G. Westfall
Gregory L. Mullins
Introduction 73
Major Climatic Regions and Crop Production 75
Crop Production and Nutrient Removals in Harvests 77
Monitoring Soil Fertility Levels in the United States 95
Manure and Biosolids Nutrient Sources 100
Nutrient Use 103
Nutrient Sources and Soil Fertility Maintenance 106
Nutrient Management Plans 111
Research Needs 115
Chapter 4. Integrated Nutrient Management:
Experience and Concepts from Canada 123
Sukhdev S. Malhi Adrian M. Johnston
Cynthia A. Grant Jeff J. Schoenau
Denis A. Angers Craig F. Drury
Introduction 123
Major Soil/Climatic Regions and Cropping Systems 125
Agricultural Production and Nutrient Balances 130
Fertilizers and Sustainable Development 133
Technical Requirements for INM 135
Case Studies 139
Research Accomplishments, Gaps, and Future Needs 172
Conclusions 176
Chapter 5. Integrated Nutrient Management:
The European Experience 197
Paolo Sequi
A. E. Johnny Johnston
Rosa Francaviglia
Roberta Farina
Introduction 197
Background 198

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