Fertilizers: Components, uses in agriculture and environmental impacts

Fernando López-Valdez, Fabián Fernández-Luqueño

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Abstract

© 2014 by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. This book describes many important principles of fertilizer management and the environmental pollution problems due to the indiscriminate soil fertilization rate. The long-term impacts of organic or mineral fertilizer use have implications on soil fertility, crop yields, water quality, climatic change, greenhouse gas emissions, etc. Twelve chapters provide the state of the art of some important topics on subsistence agriculture, modern agronomy, and technological improvements which have sharply increased yields from cultivation, with a special emphasis on the sustainable management and environmental impact of commercial and nontraditional fertilizers. Without a doubt, this book is a valuable contribution to the agricultural sciences and it would not have been possible without the invaluable contributions, immeasurable acknowledgements, and recognized expertise from the authors.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9781633210585, 9781633210516
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2014

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