New Perspectives in International Plant and Soil Research Vol. 1

Authors

Dr. Ademir de Oliveira Ferreira, (Editor)
Professor, Department of Agronomy, Laboratory of Soil Management and Conservation, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil.

 Profile Link: http://lattes.cnpq.br/6485786832294884

Short Biosketch

Balthazar M. Msanya
Department of Soil and Geological Sciences, College of Agriculture, Sokoine University of Agriculture, P.O.Box 3105, Morogoro, Tanzania.
Juvenal A. Munishi
Kondoa District Council, P.O.Box 1, Kondoa, Tanzania.
Ernest Semu
Department of Soil and Geological Sciences, College of Agriculture, Sokoine University of Agriculture, P.O.Box 3105, Morogoro, Tanzania.
Zacharia J. Malley
Sustainable Agriculture & Natural Resources Management Africa (SANREM AFRICA), P.O.Box 2280, Mbeya, Tanzania.
S. Sofia
Department of Botany, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
M. V. Merlee Teresa
Department of Botany, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
J. M. Mulinge
Department of Crop Sciences, Pwani University, P.O.Box 195-80108, Kilifi, Kenya.
H. M. Saha
Department of Crop Sciences, Pwani University, P.O.Box 195-80108, Kilifi, Kenya.
L. G. Mounde
Department of Crop Sciences, Pwani University, P.O.Box 195-80108, Kilifi, Kenya.
L. A. Wasilwa
Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), P.O.Box 57811-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
Jatish C. Biswas
Soil Science division, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Gazipur-1701, Bangladesh.
Md Mozammel Haque
Soil Science division, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Gazipur-1701, Bangladesh.
P. K. Saha
Soil Science division, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Gazipur-1701, Bangladesh.
Senad Murtic
Department of Plant Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ayeni Leye Samuel
Department of Agricultural Science, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria.
J. A. Orluchukwu
Department of Crop and Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, P.M.B. 5323 Choba Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
O. M. Adedokun
Department of Crop and Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, P.M.B. 5323 Choba Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
R. A. Ezema
Department of Agricultural Technology, Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Nigeria.
T. E. Omeje
Department of Agricultural Technology, Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Nigeria.
S. E. Onuoha
Department of Agricultural Technology, Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Nigeria.
Lilian Nnamani
Department of Agricultural Technology, Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Nigeria.
Nguyen Minh Tuan
Department of Agronomy, Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry, Quyet,Thang Commune, Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam.
Nguyen The Hung
Faculty of Environment, Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry, Quyet,Thang Commune, Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam.
Nguyen Quoc Hung
Fruit and Vegetable Research Institute, Ha Noi, Vietnam.
M. W. Gateri
National Agricultural Research Laboratories, Institute of Crops Research, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, P.O.Box 14733-00800, Nairobi, Kenya.
R. Nyankanga
Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P.O.Box 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
J. Ambuko
Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P.O.Box 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
A. W. Muriuki
National Agricultural Research Laboratories, Institute of Crops Research, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, P.O.Box 14733-00800, Nairobi, Kenya.
O. A. Adediran
Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 65, Minna, Nigeria.
Z. Gana
Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 65, Minna, Nigeria.
J. A. Oladiran
Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 65, Minna, Nigeria.
H. Ibrahim
Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 65, Minna, Nigeria.
P. A. Sikuku
Department of Botany, Maseno University, P.O.Box 333 Maseno, Kenya.
J. M. Kimani
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute-Mwea-Tebere, P.O.Box 298-10300, Kerugoya, Kenya.
J. W. Kamau
EAAPP PCU, P.O.Box 30028 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
S. Njinju
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute-Mwea-Tebere, P.O.Box 298-10300, Kerugoya, Kenya.
H. J. Philip
Department of Agronomy, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State, Nigeria.
S. A. Gisilanbe
Department of Agronomy, Taraba State University, Jalingo, Nigeria.
A. T. Gani
Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management, Federal University Wukari,Taraba State, Nigeria.
T. W. Joram
Department of Soil Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
S. A. Gisilanbe
Department of Agronomy, Taraba State University, Jalingo, Nigeria.
S. A. Musa
Department of Soil Science, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria.
I. J. Lebbiso
Department of Agriculture, Collage of Education, Hong, Nigeria.
S. S. Bilayabu
Department of Soil Science, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria.
H. D. Ali
Department of Soil Science, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria.

Synopsis

This book covers all areas of plant and soil research. The contributions by the authors include root density, soil moisture, orange crop, soil fertility, agricultural ecological zone, rice yield, spent mushroom substrates, NPK 15:15:15, pineapple, growth and yield, soil morphology and genesis, physico-chemical properties, nutrient balance, soil classification, land evaluation, indigenous vegetables, soil analysis, optimum yield, nitrogen mineralization, organic carbon, cowpea, red pitaya cultivar, fruit fly, tiller, filled grain ratio percentage, yield components, Celosia argentea, onion, fertilizer, toposequence, soil suitability, soil workability, erosion hazards, carotenoids, sediments etc. This book contains various materials suitable for students, researchers and academicians in the field of plant and soil research.

Chapters

  • Chapter 1
    Pedological Characterization and Assessment of Agricultural Potential of Soils Developed from Volcanic Parent Materials in Three Districts of Mbeya Region, Tanzania
    Balthazar M. Msanya, Juvenal A. Munishi, Ernest Semu, Zacharia J. Malley
  • Chapter 2
    Quantification of Photosynthetic Pigments of Plants, Water and Sediment Samples in Chirackal and Kattiparambu of Ernakulam District, Kerala
    S. Sofia, M. V. Merlee Teresa
  • Chapter 3
    Effect of Legume Cover Crops on Soil Moisture and Orange Root Distribution
    J. M. Mulinge, H. M. Saha, L. G. Mounde, L. A. Wasilwa
  • Chapter 4
    Soil Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium Status: Concern for Rice Production in Bangladesh under Unfavorable Ecosystems
    Jatish C. Biswas, Md Mozammel Haque, P. K. Saha
  • Chapter 5
    Assessment of Copper and Zinc Dynamics in the Soil - Plant System
    Senad Murtic
  • Chapter 6
    Growing Vegetables as a Means of Livelihood among Unemployed Youths – A Case Study of Southwest Nigeria
    Ayeni Leye Samuel
  • Chapter 7
    Response of Growth and Yield of Pineapple (Ananas comosus) on Spent Mushroom Substrates and Inorganic Fertilizer in South – South, Nigeria
    J. A. Orluchukwu, O. M. Adedokun
  • Chapter 8
    Short-Term Effects of Boiler Ash on Soil Microbial Population, Organic Carbon, Nitrogen Mineralization and Cowpea Biomass
    R. A. Ezema, T. E. Omeje, S. E. Onuoha, Lilian Nnamani
  • Chapter 9
    Effect of Bagging Time on Fruit Yield and Quality of Red Pitaya (Hylocereus spp.) Fruit in Vietnam
    Nguyen Minh Tuan, Nguyen The Hung, Nguyen Quoc Hung
  • Chapter 10
    Optimizing Nitrogen Application in Onion (Allium cepa L.): Influence of Rate and Time of Topdressing on Growth, Yield and Quality
    M. W. Gateri, R. Nyankanga, J. Ambuko, A. W. Muriuki
  • Chapter 11
    Towards Understanding Nutrient Transport in Celosia argentea L.
    O. A. Adediran, Z. Gana, J. A. Oladiran, H. Ibrahim
  • Chapter 12
    Response of Improved Rainfed Rice Varieties to Low Soil Nitrogen
    P. A. Sikuku, J. M. Kimani, J. W. Kamau, S. Njinju
  • Chapter 13
    Infiltration Models Validation in a Sandy Loam Soil in Zing, Taraba State
    H. J. Philip, S. A. Gisilanbe, A. T. Gani, T. W. Joram
  • Chapter 14
    Study on Soil Morphology, Classification, Suitability and Capability Classes of Selected Arable Crops on a Toposequence in Adamawa State, Nigeria
    S. A. Gisilanbe, S. A. Musa, I. J. Lebbiso, S. S. Bilayabu, H. D. Ali

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